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Joe Layton

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

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(1931–94), choreographer and director.

The Brooklyn‐born dancer made his debut in the chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947 and danced in several other shows before...

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Joe Layton

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

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(1931–94), choreographer and director.

The Brooklyn‐born dancer made his debut in the chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947 and danced in several other shows before...

See overview in Oxford Index

Layton Joe

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 436 words.

b. 3 May 1931, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 5 May 1994, Key West, Florida, USA. Active

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Layton, Joe

Paul R. Laird.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Music Theatre; Contemporary Music. 343 words.

[Lichtman, Joseph ]

(b Brooklyn, NY, May 3, 1931; d Key West, FL, May 5, 1994). American dancer, choreographer, and director. Layton joined the dancing chorus of Oklahoma! in...

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Layton, Joe

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 108 words.

The Brooklyn‐born dancer made his debut in the chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947 and danced in several other shows before

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Layton, Joe (3 May 1931)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 310 words.

Layton joined the dancing chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947, followed by appearances as a dancer in such shows as

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Layton, Joe (1931–1994)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 333 words.

(1931–1994).

Stage, film, and television choreographer and director. A resourceful choreographer–director, he was often saddled

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Gramophone recordings.

Jeffrey Green and Rainer E. Lotz.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1164 words.

By 1900 records and inexpensive gramophones had become part of Britain's entertainment industry. The Canada‐born black banjoists George and James Douglass Bohee had recorded wax...

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Musicians, Black, in Great Britain and the Age of Jazz

Val Wilmer.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3071 words.

Instrumentalists, singers, and dancers of Africa and African descent have played an important role in British social and cultural life since the eighteenth century and possibly before,...

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