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Herbie Nichols

Herbert Horatio Nichols (3 January 1919 – 12 April 1963) was an American jazz pianist and composer who wrote the jazz standard "Lady Sings the Blues". Obscure during his lifetime, he is now highly regarded by many musicians and critics.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3rd, 1919 (New York City), Died April 12th, 1963 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80257 12/6/1950 Elephant rock Charlie Singleton Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 80258 12/6/1950 Alligator rock Charlie Singleton Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nichols, Herbie," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333849.

Nichols, Herbie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333849.

"Nichols, Herbie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333849

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