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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

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The "Father of Blues" W.C. Handy was born in Florence and visitors can tour his birthplace which has been turned into a museum. Handy gave the world "St. Louis Blues," "Memphis Blues" and "Beale St. Blues." Tour his home and the museum which includes a wealth of personal memorabilia, including his trum- pet, handwritten music and the piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues." Open TuÐSat. 10Ð4

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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library
620 W. College St.
Florence, AL 35630
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