W.C. Handy House museum reopens after 6-month standoff

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 15, 2019 1:57 PM CT | Published: August 11, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The shotgun house at Beale and Fourth has a new commitment by the city to promote W.C. Handy's music more than a century after he puts the blues on sheet music and spread the music form around the world. 


Beale Street Elaine Turner Joyce Cobb Memphis@200 W.C. Handy

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