Beiderbecke, Leon Bismarck 'Bix' 10.mar.1903-6.aug.1931 USA Iowa, Davenport - NY, New York Sunnyside (alcohol)
jazz cornetist, pianist, 1920 he changed from piano to cornet, 1921 educated at the Military Academy in Lake Forest Illinois, then enrolled the school of music at Iowa State University in Ames, 1903-1930 he resided with his parents at 1934 Grand Avenue in Davenport, September 1929 he had to recover from his excessive drinking but it became ultimately his death ; grandson of composer and pianist Charles Beiderbecke (Germany 20.jul.1836-20.oct.1901 Davenport) ; son of Bismarck 'Bix' Herman Beiderbecke (Davenport 16.mar.1868-11.mar.1940 Davenport) and organist Agatha Jane Hilton (Davenport 1.mar.1870-)

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[J] Tiger Rag. 1924
[J] Jazz meets Blues. 1924
[J] Sorry. 1927
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