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Meade Lux Lewis, a Life in Pictures: The Hortig Archives

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Meade Lux Lewis

Promotional photo from early 1940s.

Meade Lux Lewis

Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

With friends. Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

With friend.

Meade Lux Lewis

Recent picture of Meade's Los Angeles house. Photo by Dan Mangurian.

At the Piano

Meade Lux Lewis

Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

With guitarist.

Meade Lux Lewis

Taken at the childhood home of Denise. Meade: "It all looks like Chinese to me." Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Family

Meade Lux Lewis

Meade's mother front left. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

With older brother Julius, Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade Lux Lewis

With brothers Milard and Julius, Minneapolis, circa 1960s. Courtesy Denise Buckner.

Meade And His Cars

Meade Lux Lewis

Meade and his Cadillac.

Meade Lux Lewis

Meade and his Cadillac.

Meade Lux Lewis

Meade and his Cadillac.

Meade Lux Lewis

Meade and convertible.

Death

On June 7, 1964, Meade was killed by a drunk driver after a gig at the White House restaurant in Minneapolis.

Meade Lux Lewis

Accident scene.

Meade Lux Lewis

Police report.

Meade Lux Lewis

Death certificate.

Meade Lux Lewis

Headstone. Photo by Dan Mangurian.