[Item #50614] Men Of Popular Music. David EWEN.

Men Of Popular Music

Chicago and New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1944. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in white on spine; dustjacket; [viii],213,[5]pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.75), lightly shelfworn and gently spine-sunned, with a few tiny nicks, tears, and attendant creases, and two small losses along lower edge of front panel; Very Good+.

An examination of the lives and major successes of some of the prominent figures in American popular music, with chapters on King Oliver, Irving Berlin, Louis Armstrong, W.C. Handy, Meade Lux Lewis, Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman, Ferde Grofe, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter, Benny Goodman, and Raymond Scott.

Price: $75.00

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