Squire Gersh

Musical Artist

1913 –

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Who is Squire Gersh?

William Girsback, better known as Squire Gersh was an American jazz tubist and double-bassist.

Gersh played in San Francisco with Lu Watters, Bob Scobey, Turk Murphy, and Mutt Carey; he recorded with Watters in 1942 and with Murphy multiple times between 1950 and 1966. He accompanied Louis Armstrong on record and for a tour of South America between 1956-58, then played in Europe with Kid Ory and Red Allen in 1959.

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Born
May 13, 1913

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on July 23, 2013

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