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Billie Holiday Companion

Seven Decades of Commentary (Companion Series)

by Leslie Gourse

  • 219 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Schirmer Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Jazz,
  • Black Musicians And Their Music,
  • Music,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Composers & Musicians - Jazz,
  • People of Color,
  • Women,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Holiday, Billie,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224119M
    ISBN 100028646134
    ISBN 109780028646138

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