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Vintage pencil signature, “Charlie Parker,” on an off-white 5.75 x 4.25 album page. Includes the original autograph page from late 1943, also signed by Adele Girard and her husband clarinetist Joe Marsala.Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and the leading figure in the development of bebop,a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and advanced harmonies. Girard was a jazz harpist associated with dixieland and swing music. She is the first woman to bring the concert harp to prominence in jazz, with only Casper Reardon preceding her. As a musician she is known by her birth name Adele Girard, but she became Adele Girard Marsala after marrying clarinetist Joe Marsala.; In fine condition.
Charlie Parker The Bird  1943 signature on album page)
Charlie Parker "The Bird " 1943 signature on album page)
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $630.00
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

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