Leadbelly  American Musician

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Leadbelly passed away on 6th Dec 1949 aged 64.


Leadbelly is a 64 year old American Musician born on 29th January, 1885 in Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States. His zodiac sign is Aquarius

Leadbelly is a member of the following lists: Criminals from Louisiana, African-American musicians and Prison music.


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    First Name Leadbelly
    Alternative Name Lead Belly, Leadbelly
    Age 64 (age at death) years
    Birthday 29th January, 1885
    Birthplace Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
    Died 6th December, 1949
    Zodiac Sign Aquarius
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
    Occupation Musician
    Music Genre (Text) Delta blues, songster, country blues, folk, Songster
    Music Genre Folk, Piano
    Year(s) Active 1936–1949, 1903–1949
    Music Style Blues, Acoustic Blues, Country Blues, Folk-Blues, Folk Revival, Folksongs, Field Recordings, Songster
    Music Mood Earthy, Organic, Rousing, Passionate, Plaintive, Gritty, Rustic, Melancholy, Earnest, Literate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Autumnal, Rollicking, Playful, Sad, Reflective, Intimate, Poignant, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Spiritual
    Instrument Guitar, Piano, Accordion, Composer, Vocals
    Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, accordion, piano, lap steel guitar
    Official Websites http://www.leadbelly.org/
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