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You just fight for your life : the story of Lester Young

Author: Frank Büchmann-Møller
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a reconstruction of Young's life and career, drawing information from newspaper accounts, oral history tapes and interviews with musicians who played with Young.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biografier
Jazz
Musikere
Saksofoner
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Büchmann-Møller, Frank.
You just fight for your life.
New York : Praeger, 1990
(OCoLC)654919062
Named Person: Lester Young; Lester Young; Lester Young; Lester Young; Lester Young
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Büchmann-Møller
ISBN: 0275932656 9780275932657
OCLC Number: 19352891
Description: xvi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Lewis Porter Preface Childhood and Adolescence (1909-1928) On His Own Two Feet (1928-1933) The Kansas City Years (1933-1936) With Count Basie (1936-1940) The War Years (1941-1944) Private 39729502 Young (1944-1945) Busy Years as Bandleader and Soloist (1946-1955) The Last Years (1956-1959) Appendixes Index
Responsibility: Frank Büchmann-Møller ; foreword by Lewis Porter.

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"In the biography You Just Fight For Your Life Danish author Frank Buchmann-Moller presents a comprehensive look at the late tenor saxophonist Lester Young--from his contributions to the world of Read more...

 
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