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Bach, Jean


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Jean Bach oral history interview, April 25, 1995

 Item — Othertype Oral History
Identifier: M128_BachJ
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Chris Paton. In this interview, which took place on April 25, 1995, Jean Bach discusses her remembrances of songwriter Johnny Mercer. She speaks at some length of the occasion when she first met Mercer, at a party on board a boat on Lake Michigan in about 1939. She also discusses other events such as the Newport Jazz Festival, vacations at the beach, a New Year's vacation in Savannah, and parties hosted by the Bachs. In the course of the conversation, she talks about Mercer's...
Dates: April 25, 1995