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Sissle, Noble (1889 - 1975), singer, songwriter, bandleader

John Graziano and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Indianapolis, 10 July 1889; d Tampa, FL, 17 Dec 1975). American singer, songwriter, and bandleader. He sang professionally from 1908, and worked as a singer and dancer through his years at De Pauw University, Greencastle, Indiana (1913), and Butler University, Indianapolis (1914 – May 1915). He formed his first orchestra in 1915 and then left university to form a duo with Eubie Blake in Baltimore. After

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