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Re: [RedHotJazz] Candy Johnson

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  • Howard Rye
    ... By the by, the source of my 1 May 1922 birth date in earlier Grove s was Candy himself. He gave this date to Claude and Jean-Pierre Battestini in the early
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 27, 2006
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      on 26/8/06 6:02, Prof_Hi_Jinx at prof_hi_jinx@... wrote:

      > Howard Rye's entry for Candy in New Grove gives a birth date of 1 May 1922,
      > but the SSDI gives 20 May 1922. Has there been any resolution of this?

      By the by, the source of my 1 May 1922 birth date in earlier Grove's was
      Candy himself. He gave this date to Claude and Jean-Pierre Battestini in the
      early 70's. (Their published version in BHCF 319 (1984) was compiled from
      interviews conducted between 1971 and 1976.)

      Howard Rye, 20 Coppermill Lane, London, England, E17 7HB
      howard@...
      Tel/FAX: +44 20 8521 1098
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