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Bei·der·becke

 (bī′dər-bĕk′), Leon Bismark Known as "Bix." 1903-1931.
American jazz composer and musician. A self-taught pianist and cornet player, he was the first white musician to be recognized by African-American musicians as a luminary of the jazz world.

Beiderbecke

(ˈbaɪdəˌbɛk)
n
(Biography) Leon Bismarcke, known as Bix. 1903–31, US jazz cornettist, composer, and pianist

Bei•der•becke

(ˈbaɪ dərˌbɛk)

n.
Leon Bismarck ( “Bix” ), 1903–31, U.S. jazz cornetist.
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1931: Bix Beiderbecke, legendary jazz trumpeter, died aged 28 from a combination of pneumonia and alcoholism.
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Born in the South African town of Witbank in 1939, Masekela was inspired to learn the trumpet after seeing Kirk Douglas play Bix Beiderbecke in the 1950 film Young Man with a Horn.
Born on April 4, 1939, in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa, (https://www.allmusic.com/artist/hugh-masekela-mn0000830319/biography) Masekela was best known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as "Soweto Blues" and "Bring Him Back Home". He was first inspired to play the trumpet at age 14 after he saw Kirk Douglas play Bix Beiderbecke in the 1950 film "Young Man with a Horn."
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