Perry Bradford

Perry Bradford (February 14, 1893, Montgomery, Alabama – April 20, 1970, New York City) was an African-American composer, songwriter, and vaudeville performer.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1893 (Montgomery), Died April 20th, 1970 (Queens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, leader, piano, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, conductor, chimes


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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradford, Perry," accessed June 21, 2021,

Bradford, Perry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from

"Bradford, Perry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

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