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William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith (23 November 1893 – 18 April 1973), a.k.a. "The Lion", was an American jazz pianist and one of the masters of the stride style, usually grouped with James P. Johnson and Thomas "Fats" Waller as the three greatest practitioners of the genre from its Golden Age, c. 1920–1943.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Jazz in Paris: Music on My Mind Willie "The Lion" Smith 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1925-1937 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
1992 The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1937-1938 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
1993 The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1938-1940 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
2002 The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1944-1949 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
2004 The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1950 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
The Chronological Classics: Willie "The Lion" Smith 1950-1953 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1
The Lion Roars! His Greatest Hits, 1934-1944 Compilation Willie "The Lion" Smith 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2002 Chez Panassié - Concerts de Limoges et Louvain 1950 Compilation Live Willie Smith 1

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