Handy, W. C. Handy, William Christopher Handy(noun)
United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
W. C. Handy
William Christopher Handy was a blues composer and musician. He was widely known as the "Father of the Blues". Handy remains among the most influential of American songwriters. Though he was one of many musicians who played the distinctively American form of music known as the blues, he is credited with giving it its contemporary form. While Handy was not the first to publish music in the blues form, he took the blues from a regional music style with a limited audience to one of the dominant national forces in American music. Handy was an educated musician who used folk material in his compositions. He was scrupulous in documenting the sources of his works, which frequently combined stylistic influences from several performers. He loved this folk musical form and brought his own transforming touch to it.
The numerical value of w. c. handy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of w. c. handy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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