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(1873 - 1958) American musician and composer considered "Father of the Blues", composer of "Memphis Blues" and "St. Louis Blues". Sheet music for Twenty-Third Psalm written by Lillian Evanti and published by Handy Bros. Music Co., 1939, boldly signed on the cover at top left: "To Mrs. Adele [?] W. C. Handy 10-12-42". Central vertical fold, light foxing, overall good. Along with NAT KING COLE, bold signature on the verso of a postcard from the Hotel Mark Hopkins in San Francisco. Two items.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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