Origin of New York city's nickname "The Big Apple" (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Origin of New York city's nickname

Origin of New York city's nickname "The Big Apple"

Author: Gerald Leonard Cohen; Barry A Popik
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd, rev. and extended edView all editions and formats

In the 1930's The Big Apple was picked up by black jazz musicians to designate NYC in general (and Harlem in particular) as the place where the greatest jazz in the world was being played. This book  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Leonard Cohen; Barry A Popik
ISBN: 3631613865 9783631613863
OCLC Number: 695283049
Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Contents: Chronological listing of "The Big apple" quotes - Apples regarded as very special - John J. Fitz Gerald as the key figure in popularizing "The Big Apple" (NYC racetracks, 1921ff.) - Role of Charles Gillett, 1971 - Tracing the development of "The Big Apple" dance - "Big Apple" incorrect etymologies - Bibliography.
Responsibility: Gerald Leonard Cohen, Barry A. Popik.


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