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date: 27 May 2019

Morton, Jelly Roll ( Ferdinand Joseph Lemott; 1885–1941) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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 Market House Books Market House Books

Black US jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader. He was an important link between ragtime and New Orleans jazz.Born in New Orleans, he was disowned by his family for playing the piano in brothels. In the 1920s he moved to Chicago and in ... ...

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