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Mikell, Francis Eugene, Sr. (1880-1932)

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Charlestonian and multi-instrumentalist was a resident of, and taught music at Jenkins Orphanage in late 1890s (Arthur Briggs and Cousin Pete Briggs were his students at the orphanage.

(From the “Charleston Jazz Initiative” – View this Article)