Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981

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Jazz pianist, arranger, and composer in Durham (Durham Co.), N.C. Died May 28, 1981.

From the description of Terry Sanford [music manuscript] 1979. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 53905922

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referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Anima Christi / composed & arranged by Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
referencedIn Atkins, Irene Kahn, 1922-. Major figures in American music [S-Z] : [oral history]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Glory to God. Library of Congress
referencedIn The Benny Goodman Papers, 1910-1992, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Votive Mass for peace / words & music by Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. A Mass for the season of Lent / music by Mary Lou Williams ; liturgist, Robert J. Ledogar. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Act of contrition / music, Mary Lou Williams ; lyric, text from Bible. Library of Congress
referencedIn African-American related sheet music and sheet music written by African-Americans, 1851-1974 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Our Father / Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Mass / Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Terry Sanford [music manuscript] 1979. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Thank you Jesus / Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Offertory meditation / by Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Overture. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Elevation. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. St. Martín de Porres / Mary Lou Williams. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Walker-Hill, Helen. Collection. 1887- Columbia College Chicago
referencedIn Sound Recordings of "Music USA" Jazz Program, 1959 - 1996 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Dahl, Linda, 1949-. Linda Dahl collection on Mary Lou Williams, 1944-1993 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Biographical Reference Collection, ., 1972 - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
referencedIn Grover Sales Collection, 1940-2004 Archive of Recorded Sound
referencedIn Milnes, Harriett. Duke Ellington oral history, 1939-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Semans Family Papers, 1878-2008 and undated Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn NEW YORK NEW YORK #313: MARY LOU WILLIAMS, ROYCE PYTON, TERESA BREWER United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn News Service Biographical Files, ., circa 1930s - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. St. Martin de Porres / music by Mary Lou Williams ; words by Father A. Woods. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. St. Martin / arrangement by Mary Lou Williams. Library of Congress
referencedIn James E. Hinton Collection, 1968-1992 : Finding Aid Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Duke Ellington recordings collection Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 person
associatedWith Blakey, Art, 1919-1990 person
associatedWith Café Society (Nightclub) corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Dahl, Linda, 1949- person
associatedWith Dameron, Tadd, 1917-1965 person
associatedWith Davis, Miles person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
associatedWith Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956 person
employeeOf Duke University. corporateBody
associatedWith Duke University. News Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Duke University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 person
associatedWith Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909- person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. person
associatedWith Hines, Earl, 1903-1983 person
associatedWith Kapp, Jack, 1901-1949 person
associatedWith Kirk, Andy, 1898-1992 person
associatedWith Ledogar, Robert J. person
associatedWith Lucas, Al, 1916-1983 person
associatedWith Martín, de Porres, Saint, 1579-1639 person
founderOf Mary Lou Williams Trio corporateBody
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Monk, Thelonious person
participantIn Monterey Jazz Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 person
associatedWith Powell, Bud person
associatedWith Sales, Grover, Mr. person
associatedWith Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998. person
associatedWith Semans family family
associatedWith Taylor, Cecil P., 1929-1981 person
associatedWith Tyson, Cynthia. person
associatedWith Walker-Hill, Helen person
associatedWith Webster, Ben, 1909-1973 person
associatedWith WNEW (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Woods, A. (Anthony) person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States 00 US
Durham NC US
Atlanta GA US
Subject
Choruses, Sacred--Lead sheets
Gospel music
Jazz
Music--Manuscripts
Jazz--Lead sheets
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 6 parts), Unaccompanied
Lenten music
Cantatas--Sacred--Scores
Sacred songs, Unaccompanied
Jazz vocals
Music
Piano music (Jazz)--Lead sheets
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with piano
Masses--Lead sheets
Masses
Choruses, Sacred (Children's voices, 2 parts), Unaccompanied--Lead sheets
Women jazz musicians
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 6 parts) with piano
Lord's prayer (Music)
Occupation
Pianists
Arrangers (Musicians)
Composers
African American women musicians
Jazz musicians
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Birth 1910-05-08

Death 1981-05-28

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