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He also played basketball with the regimental team. He was a decorated veteran of the th Field Artillery, [6] a regiment of the Buffalo Soldiers. Smith and Merrill are thought to have separated before Smith Allan Snowden - We Will Find You EP the army inserving as a corporal he claimed sergeant was his rankbut were still living together in Newark, New Jersey at the time of the census.

Merrill was white and Smith was the only black man living Madelon - Willie The Lion Smith* - A Legend their apartment building at the time. He returned to working in Harlem clubs and in rent parties, where Smith and his contemporaries James P. Johnson and Fats Waller developed a new, more sophisticated piano style later called " stride ".

In the s his music found appreciation with a wider audience, and he toured North America and Europe up to To leave the US, he needed a birth certificate. He went to the Orange County Courthouse and found it, but discovered that the birth certificate said he was born on November 25, in contradiction to his mother telling him he was born on November Smith had 10 brothers and a sister including half-siblings.

His older brother Jerome died at the age of His other older brother, George, became an officer in Atlantic Cityand died in Willie said of George, "Our paths didn't cross very often in later life. His friends and connections were always on the other side of the fence from mine. His half-brother Melvin lived on Mulberry Street in Manhattan. Smith had no idea what became of his other two half-brothers, Norman and Ralph.

All of the other siblings lived to the ages of three to seven. According to Smith, Frank Bertholf cited as Bertholoff in his autobiographyhis birth father was Jewish. As a boy, he delivered clean clothes to his mother's clients, including to a prosperous Jewish family who invited him to sit in on Hebrew lessons on Saturday mornings. Willie was Bar-Mitzvahed in Newark at age thirteen, and later in life worked as a Hebrew cantor for a Black Jewish congregation in Harlem.

Smith died Madelon - Willie The Lion Smith* - A Legend the age of 79, on April 18,in New York. He has a beat that stays in the mind. Ellington attested to his admiration when he composed and recorded the highly regarded "Portrait of the Lion" in Aura (50) - The Puppet Romp. Background Music for a Cocktail Party. Carolina Shout.

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  1. Kalkis

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    May 30,  · This elegant masterpiece entitled “Echoes of Spring” was originally recorded by Willie “The Lion” Smith in Smith was one of the genius titans of the stride  piano era. This version of the song, from the LP entitled The Legend of Willie “The Lion” Smith,  is .
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    Smith died at the age of 79, on April 18, , in New York. Legacy. The liner notes his LP The Legend of Willie "The Lion" Smith (Grand Awards Records GA ) state: "Duke Ellington has never lost his awe of the Lion's prowess." It quotes Ellington as saying, "Willie The Lion was the greatest influence of all the great jazz piano players who have come hehrtt.daizahnishndarmeztizuru.infoinfo: November 23, , Goshen, New York, .
  5. Mishakar

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    Mar 15,  · I have an lp by Willie The Lion on Mainstream called "A Legend". It came out in according to AMG. The tracks are all supposedly Commodore tracks, but only 4 of them show up on the Classics series, and at least two of those sound like alternate takes when compared.
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    Nov 17,  · This piece is from his "The Legend of Willie The Lion Smith" LP, produced by Grand Award Record Group. This is #7 of 10 on the album.
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    Willie The Lion Smith* Madelon Willie The Lion Smith* - A Legend 2 versions.

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