Tipton, Billy, 1914-1989

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Dates:
Birth 1914-12-29
Death 1989-01-21

Biographical notes:

Billy Lee Tipton, born Dorothy Lucille Tipton on December 29, 1914, was an American jazz musician and bandleader who lived as a man for nearly 50 years. Tipton died on January 21, 1989.

From the description of Billy Tipton photographs, circa 1950s. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 614308336

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Subjects:

  • Jazz musicians
  • Transvestites

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)