James A. Bland

James A. Bland bio

Birth Name: James A. Bland

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: October 22, 1854

Date Of Death: May 5, 1911

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James A. Bland was born on the 22nd of October, 1854. He was famous for being a Songwriter. Wrote Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, In the Evening by the Moonlight, O Dem Golden Slippers, and 700 other songs.

James A. Bland was born in New York. He graduated from Howard University in 1873. His song Carry Me Back to Old Virginny was named the official state song of Virginia in 1940, and he was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

James A. Bland was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James A. Bland was born in 1850s.

James A. Bland is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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James A. Bland’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James A. Bland’s parents.

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Personal Life

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James A. Bland was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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Zodiac Sign: James A. Bland was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James A. Bland was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: James A. Bland had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

James A. Bland’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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