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Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938 (Personal Name)

Preferred form: Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938
Used for/see from:
  • Earlier heading: Johnson, Robert, d. 1938
  • Johnson, Robert Leroy, 1911-1938

Robert Johnson, king of the Delta blues singers. [Phonodisc] 1961.

Gissing, W. Mississippi Delta Blues, 1986: t.p. (Robert Johnson, 1911-1938) p. 15 (probable b. date, 5/8/11)

New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Johnson, Robert; b. ca. 1912, Hazlehurst, MS, d. Aug. 16, 1938, Greenwood, MS; blues singer and guitarist)

Int. dict. of Black composers, 1999 (Johnson, Robert Leroy; b. May 8, 1911, Hazlehurst, Miss., d. Aug. 16, 1938, Greenwood, Miss.)

Grove Music Online, 29 Feb. 2012 (Robert Johnson, American blues singer and guitarist; born 8 May 1911 in Hazlehurst, MS; died 16 Aug. 1938 in Greenwood, MS)