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Walter Barnes (musician) was born on 8 July, 1905 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S., is an artist. Discover Walter Barnes (musician)'s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 35 years old?

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Age 35 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 8 July 1905
Birthday 8 July
Birthplace Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Date of death April 23, 1940 (aged 44) - Natchez, Mississippi, U.S.
Died Place N/A
Nationality Mississippi

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Barnes was one of the victims of the Rhythm Club fire in Natchez, Mississippi, on April 23, 1940. When the club caught fire, he had the group continue playing the song "Marie" in order to keep the crowd from stampeding out of the building. The band that took the stand at the Rhythm Club on April 23 consisted of Paul Stott, Calvin Roberts, James Cole, John Reed, Jesse Washington, John Henderson, Clarence Porter, Harry Walker, Arthur Edwards, Oscar Brown, and Juanita Avery. All of the band's members, except for drummer Walter Brown and bassist Arthur Edward, were among the 201 victims of the fire. Barnes's death was repeatedly immortalized in song thereafter.


He toured the American South in the 1930s to considerable success, touring there yearly; by 1938 his ensemble included 16 members. Around this time, Barnes also worked as a columnist for the Chicago Defender newspaper, a periodical popular with African-American audiences, and used his position to advertise his own tours and promote other entertainers on the same touring trail. Barnes is thus credited as an early originator of the so-called "Chitlin' Circuit"; a network of entertainment venues where it was safe and acceptable for African-American entertainers to perform.


Barnes led his own bands from the early 1920s in addition to playing with Detroit Shannon and his Royal Creolians. After Shannon's retinue became dissatisfied with his leadership, Barnes took control of this group as well. He played mostly in Chicago, though the band did hold a residency at the Savoy Ballroom in New York City as well. His band recorded in 1928 and 1929 for Brunswick Records.


Walter Barnes (July 8, 1905 – April 23, 1940) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader.