Confrey, Zez, 1895-1971

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Edward E. "Zez" Confrey was a composer and jazz pianist who began his own touring orchestra around 1915. He played in vaudeville, nightclubs, theaters and on radio.

From the description of Papers, 1923-ca. 1970. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31706214

Composer of "Kitten on the keys" and other songs.

From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [1922 June 22]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906665

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referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Confrey, Zez, 1895-1971. Papers, 1923-ca. 1970. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Confrey, Zez, 1895-1971. Thanksgiving : miniature opera / words and music by Edward E. ("Zez") Confrey. Library of Congress
creatorOf Miller, Meredith, 1976-. Meredith Miller, pianist [videorecording] : in senior recital. Toccoa Falls College, Seby Jones Library
creatorOf Confrey, Zez, 1895-1971. Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [1922 June 22]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Miller, Meredith, 1976- person
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Jazz
Operas
Piano music
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Composers
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Birth 1895-04-03

Death 1971-11-22

Americans

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