Case, Bill (1905-2000)

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Case, Bill (1905-2000)

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1905-2000

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Bill Case was born March 1, 1905, in Mississippi; he moved to San Antonio with his family as a child. Case was a talented musician, and played piano, accordion, and saxophone. During the 1930s he played piano at nightclubs around the country, including in Detroit, Chicago, and Los Angeles. During World War II Case served as a radio operator in the United States Merchant Marines. In 1949 he returned to San Antonio, and opened Bill Case Sound, a store for radio and stereo equipment which he ran until 1989. Case was an avid supporter of the San Antonio Symphony and the Opera Guild. Case never married, but had a long-term relationship with Ann Walker. He died of a stroke in January, 2000.

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Walker, Ann (1906-1991) (1906-1991)

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Walker, Ann (1906-1991)

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Case, Bill (1905-2000)

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Danini, Carmina. "Case, 94, introduced stereo sound to S.A.." San Antonio Express-News, January 16, 2000: 7B.

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