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==Further Reading/Research==
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Billy Tipton


United States

Birth - Death

1904 - 1989




Jazz musician and entertainer, born a woman, lived adult life as a man, marrying 5 women, adopting 3 children...outed at his death by the doctor. Recorded two albums of jazz standards: 'Sweet Georgia Brown' and 'Billy Tipton Plays Hi-Fi on Piano', both released in 1957 to acclaim. Born Dorothy Lucille Tipton. Subject of the book 'Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton' (1989).

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