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Composer and Musician

W. C. Handy

  • Nov 16, 1873 - Mar 28, 1958 (age 84)
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1992
Award1992

Grammy Trustees Award

Won Grammy Trustees Award.
Nomination1992

Grammy Trustees Award

Nominated for Grammy Trustees Award.
1989
Nomination1989

Outstanding Musical

Nominated for "Black and Blue".
Drama Desk Award
1958
W. C. Handy
PersonalMarch 1958

W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy passed away.
1953
Person to Person
TV ShowOct 2, 1953

Person to Person

Person to Person is a popular television program in the …
Person to Person is a popular television program in the United States that originally ran from 1953 to 1961, with two episodes of an attempted revival airing in 2012. Edward R. Murrow hosted the original series from its inception in 1953 until 1959, interviewing celebrities in their homes from a comfortable chair in his New York studio (his opening: "Good evening, I'm Ed Murrow. And the name of the program is 'Person to Person'. It's all live – there's no film"). In the last two years of its original run, Charles Collingwood was the host.
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1952
This Is Your Life
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TV ShowOct 1, 1952

This Is Your Life

This Is Your Life was an American reality documentary series …
This Is Your Life was an American reality documentary series broadcast on NBC radio from 1948 to 1952, and on NBC television from 1952 to 1961. It was originally hosted by its creator and producer Ralph Edwards. In the program, the host would surprise guests and then take them through a retrospective of their lives in front of an audience, including appearances by colleagues, friends, and family. Edwards revived the show in 1971–1972, and Joseph Campanella hosted a version in 1983. Edwards returned for some specials in the late 1980s, before his death in 2005.
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Battle of the Ages
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TV ShowJan 1, 1952

Battle of the Ages

Battle of the Ages was an American television program originally …
Battle of the Ages was an American television program originally broadcast on the DuMont Television Network and later CBS. It was a prime time game show/talent contest which pitted children against adult celebrities. Whichever team won would have their winnings donated to either the Professional Children's School (the kids) or the Actors' Fund of America (the adults).
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1873
W. C. Handy
BirthNovember 1873

W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy was born.
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