[[t]ˈbaɪ dərˌbɛk[/t]] n.
big Leon Bismarck (“Bix”), 1903–31, U.S. jazz cornetist

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • BEIDERBECKE (B.) — BEIDERBECKE LEON BISMARK dit BIX (1903 1931) Cet asocial typique, ce soliste de jazz marginal aurait pu être un héros de Scott Fitzgerald: du reste, la vie de Beiderbecke a inspiré un roman et un film, tous deux intitulés Le Jeune Homme à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Beiderbecke — Beiderbecke,   Bix, eigentlich Leon Bismarck Beiderbecke, amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Kornettist, Komponist) deutscher Herkunft, * Davenport (Iowa) 10. 3. 1903, ✝ New York 6. 8. 1931; Vertreter des Chicagostils; verarbeitete Einflüsse des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Beiderbecke — [bī′dər bek΄] (Leon) Bix [biks] 1903 31; U.S. jazz cornetist …   English World dictionary

  • Beiderbecke — Bix Beiderbecke um 1927 Bix Beiderbecke (* 10. März 1903 in Davenport, Iowa; † 6. August 1931 in Long Island, New York; eigentlich Leon Bismark Beiderbecke, der Rufname Bix leitet sich von seinem zweiten Vornamen dem Namen seines Vaters ab [1] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beiderbecke — Bix Beiderbecke Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bix. Jazz …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beiderbecke — /buy deuhr bek /, n. Leon Bismarck ( Bix ), 1903 31, U.S. jazz cornetist and composer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Beiderbecke — This German surname, recorded in several spellings, is now well known in England from a television series, but in fact is not a common surname at all. It is apparently post medieval in origin, residential, and most early recordings are to be… …   Surnames reference

  • Beiderbecke — Bei|der|becke, Bix (1903 31) an American ↑jazz musician who played the piano and ↑cornet and was one of the few white musicians to influence the early development of jazz …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Beiderbecke — /buy deuhr bek /, n. Leon Bismarck ( Bix ), 1903 31, U.S. jazz cornetist and composer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beiderbecke, Bix — ▪ American musician in full  Leon Bix Beiderbecke  born March 10, 1903, Davenport, Iowa, U.S. died August 6, 1931, Long Island, N.Y.  American jazz cornetist who was an outstanding improviser and composer of the 1920s and whose style is… …   Universalium

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