WorldCat Identities

Williams, Spencer 1889-1965

Overview
Works: 952 works in 1,765 publications in 3 languages and 7,032 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Blues (Music)  Jazz vocals  Drama  Trumpet music (Jazz)  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Dixieland music  Scores  Chamber music  Arrangements (Music) 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Actor, Lyricist, Director, Contributor, Instrumentalist, Singer, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Arranger
Classifications: M1366.B423, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Spencer Williams
Portrait of the artist as a young man : 1923-1934 by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Preservation Hall Jazz Band by Preservation Hall Jazz Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Sidney Bechet by Sidney Bechet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Decca recordings, 1944-1950 by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Garden Blues : [for 2 euphoniums and 2 tubas] by Spencer Williams( )

29 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempo di blues [tempo]
The Blood of Jesus by Billy Graham( Visual )

22 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concerns the accidental shooting of a young woman and of the faith in Jesus that brings her back. As she lies dying, her soul goes on a symbolic journey in which it rejects Hell for Zion, Satan for God, at the foot of the cross. When she awakens, recovered, the choir of sisters and brothers from the church come in to sing and celebrate the miracle. An unusual film that offers a glimpse into Southern Baptist life from an African-American perspective
The best of Sidney Bechet by Sidney Bechet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of swing by Benny Goodman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl in room 20 ; Son of Ingagi ; The girl from Chicago ; Lying lips( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Girl in room 20) A girl goes to New York to make her way as a singer. Befriended by Joe, a kind hearted taxi driver, she finally gets a job singing only to be pursued by a slick club manager who just happens to also be married. Joe calls her boyfriend back home and he comes running to save the girl. (Son of Ingagi) An ape man steals a bride and whisks her to his lab. (Girl from Chicago) Alonso White is an African American U.S. Secret Service agent sent to Virginia to investigate Jeff Ballinger, a town boss. (Lying lips) After a nightclub singer is framed for murder and sent to prison, her detective boyfriend uncovers the real crooks
Early Ellington by Duke Ellington( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella Fitzgerald : 75th birthday celebration by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessie Smith, the complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From spirituals to swing( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bix Beiderbecke and the Chicago cornets by Bix Beiderbecke( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Bessie Smith. the complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Dixieland Jazz Band : the 75th anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basin Street blues by Spencer Williams( )

69 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Spencer Williams Amerikaans componist (1889-1965)

Spencer Williams amerikansk pianist och kompositör

Spencer Williams amerikansk pianist og komponist

Spencer Williams compositeur, pianiste et chanteur américain de jazz et de musique populaire

Spencer Williams compositore, pianista e cantante statunitense

Spencer Williams US-amerikanischer Musiker (Piano, Gesang) und Komponist im Bereich des frühen Jazz und der frühen Popmusik

Williams

Williams (kompozytor)

Спенсер Уильямс

اسپنسر ویلیامز آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی

سبنسر وليامز

スペンサー・ウィリアムズ

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