WC Handy

WC Handy bio

Birth Name: WC Handy

Occupation: Blues Singer

Place Of Birth: Florence

Date Of Birth: November 16, 1873

Date Of Death: March 28, 1958

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

WC Handy was born on the 16th of November, 1873. He was famous for being a Blues Singer. Blues composer and musician known as the Father of the Blues. He took the blues from being a regional genre to a mainstream one.

WC Handy was born in Florence. He was a teacher and worked at a pipe works plant before achieving success in the music industry. He was inducted into the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

WC Handy was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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WC Handy was born in 1870s.

WC Handy 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".


WC’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, WC Handy kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

WC Handy was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts




Zodiac Sign: WC Handy was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: WC Handy was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: WC Handy had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

WC Handy’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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