Beiderbecke Leon Bismark
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.
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