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32c Jelly Roll Morton stamp

United States Postal Service1995-09-16

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Jelly Roll Morton was born Ferdinand LaMenthe Morton in 1890. A professional pianist from the age of 12, Morton left his home in New Orleans and went on the road playing ragtime in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. Among Morton's more than 150 jazz classics are "King Porter Stomp," "Kansas City Stomp," and "Dead Man Blues."

Reference: Postal Bulletin (August 17, 1995)

Scott Catalogue USA: 2986
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Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1996.2066.234

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  • Title: 32c Jelly Roll Morton stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1995-09-16
  • Subject Keywords: Jelly Roll Morton, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed

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