De De Pierce (February 18, 1904 – November 23, 1973) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist. He is best remembered for the songs "Peanut Vendor" and "Dippermouth Blues", both with Billie Pierce. Pierce was born Joseph De Lacroix Pierce in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Pierce's first gig was with Arnold Dupas in New Orleans in 1924. During his time playing in city nightclubs, he met Billie Pierce, who became his wife as well as a musical companion; the two were the house band at the Luthjens Dance Hall from the 1930s through the 1950s. They released several albums together but stopped performing in the middle of the 1950s due to illness, which left De De Pierce blind. By 1959 they had returned to performing, and De De Pierce toured with Ida Cox and played with the Preservatio

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  • Dee Dee Pierce, auch DeDe Pierce, eigentlich Joseph De Larois Pierce, (* 18. Februar 1904 in New Orleans; † 23. November 1973 ebenda) war ein Trompeter und Vokalist des New Orleans Jazz. Pierce spielte in Brass Bands (wie der D´Jalma Garnier Brass Band, die er nach dem Tod von Garnier leitete), hatte 1927 bis 1932 mit dem Schlagzeuger Arnold Du Pas ein Quartett und tourte 1933 mit Paul Barnes. 1935 heiratete er die Pianistin Billie Pierce, mit der er eigene Bands leitete. In den 1950er Jahren war ihr Ensemble Hausband in Luthjen´s Dance Hall und er spielte mit ihr in den 1960er-Jahren in der Preservation Hall Jazz Band, mit der sie 1967 auch in Deutschland tourten und 1968 in New York spielten. Pierce spielte auch mit George Lewis, begleitete Ida Cox und war in der Young Tuxedo Brass Band. 1951 spielte er in der Silver Leaf Brass Band. Er erblindete in den 1950er Jahren und zog sich danach eine Weile zurück, war dann aber wieder als Musiker aktiv. (de)
  • De De Pierce (February 18, 1904 – November 23, 1973) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist. He is best remembered for the songs "Peanut Vendor" and "Dippermouth Blues", both with Billie Pierce. Pierce was born Joseph De Lacroix Pierce in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Pierce's first gig was with Arnold Dupas in New Orleans in 1924. During his time playing in city nightclubs, he met Billie Pierce, who became his wife as well as a musical companion; the two were the house band at the Luthjens Dance Hall from the 1930s through the 1950s. They released several albums together but stopped performing in the middle of the 1950s due to illness, which left De De Pierce blind. By 1959 they had returned to performing, and De De Pierce toured with Ida Cox and played with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, before further health problems ended his career. He died in November 1973, at the age of 69. (en)
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  • Dee Dee Pierce, auch DeDe Pierce, eigentlich Joseph De Larois Pierce, (* 18. Februar 1904 in New Orleans; † 23. November 1973 ebenda) war ein Trompeter und Vokalist des New Orleans Jazz. Pierce spielte in Brass Bands (wie der D´Jalma Garnier Brass Band, die er nach dem Tod von Garnier leitete), hatte 1927 bis 1932 mit dem Schlagzeuger Arnold Du Pas ein Quartett und tourte 1933 mit Paul Barnes. (de)
  • De De Pierce (February 18, 1904 – November 23, 1973) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist. He is best remembered for the songs "Peanut Vendor" and "Dippermouth Blues", both with Billie Pierce. Pierce was born Joseph De Lacroix Pierce in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Pierce's first gig was with Arnold Dupas in New Orleans in 1924. During his time playing in city nightclubs, he met Billie Pierce, who became his wife as well as a musical companion; the two were the house band at the Luthjens Dance Hall from the 1930s through the 1950s. They released several albums together but stopped performing in the middle of the 1950s due to illness, which left De De Pierce blind. By 1959 they had returned to performing, and De De Pierce toured with Ida Cox and played with the Preservatio (en)
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