Dorothy Donegan

Dorothy Donegan (April 6, 1922 – May 19, 1998) was a classically trained American jazz pianist and occasional vocalist, primarily known for performing stride and boogie-woogie, as well as bebop, swing, and classical.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 6, 1924 (John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County), Died May 19, 1998 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-070687 10-in. 1/23/1942 Every day blues Dorothy Donegan Piano solo composer  
Victor BS-070688 10-in. 1/23/1942 Piano boogie Dorothy Donegan Piano solo composer  


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