Jelly Roll Morton
musician, jazz, blues, bandleader, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe
Also Known As:
Ferdinand Morton
Ferd Morton
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Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Brief Facts:

Birthday may be October 20, 1890. World War I draft registration card shows September 13, 1884. Confusion over his birth name also, may have been LaMenthe or LaMotte. Jazz pianist. Claimed he wrote songs Alabama Bound, Tiger Rag, copyrighted by others.

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