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'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten
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Title'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten
AbstractArticle with an brief general history of ragtime music, "the ancestor of all popular music," and a biographical sketch of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a prominent black musician living in Warrensburg and Columbia, Missouri. Description of his nationally-known career as a pianist starting in 1880, including some ragtime.
NotesBlind Boone was from a slave family owned by descendants of Daniel Boone, hence the surname.
AuthorRobert R. Darch
DateApril 1, 1961
SourceMissouri Historical Society Bulletin
Local SubjectBoone, John W. (Blind)
African Americans
Ragtime Music
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID107677
CONTENTdm number14947
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