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"Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great
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Title"Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great
AbstractPictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Missouri artist Harry Weber will create a life-size bronze sculpture of Boone to be completed after the home is fully restored and furnished. Boone's custom-made piano by the Chickering Company in 1891 has been fully restored and acquired by the Boone County Historical Society.
AuthorColumbia Convention and Visitors Bureau
DateAugust 2009
SourceMissouri Life
LocationMVSC Q 977.8 M6793
Volume36
Number4
Page44-45
SubjectConservation & restoration
Historic buildings
Pianists
Local SubjectBoone, John W. (Blind)
Columbia, Missouri
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID218960
CONTENTdm number38650
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