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William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was a blues composer and musician. He was widely known as the "Father of the Blues".

Handy remains among the most influential of American songwriters. Though he was one of many musicians who played the distinctively American form of music known as the blues, he is credited with giving it its contemporary form. While Handy was not the first to publish music in the blues form, he took the blues from… read more

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  • There is part of a documentry about him on YT www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQkLFTcdgH4
  • Criou o clima para o que hoje chamamos de Blues! Sensacional.
  • He didn't CREATE the blues but he brought it to the South of the US aka Dixie.
  • "Father of the Blues."
  • why is this tagged as 'watch'

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