40 N. Front St., Memphis, TN, US, 38103

  • Phone: (901) 522-9700
  • Fax: (901) 522-9710
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    W.C. Handy's Memphis Home & Museum

    352 Beale Street
    Memphis, TN 38103
    +1 901 522 1556
    This building was the Memphis home of William Christopher Handy, who is often referred to as the "Father of the Blues." He wrote the song "Memphis Blues" in 1912 at the request of E.H. Crump, then running for mayor, and it became something of an anthem for the city. A major award for blues musicians, the W.C. Handy Award, is given every year at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis. The W.C. Handy Home features exhibits on Handy's career that trace the history of the blues in Memphis.
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