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Conn, Danny "Dan" Gene (September 8, 1950-February 2, 2006)



  • Existence: September 8, 1950 - February 2, 2006


Danny ""Dan"" Conn was born in Beloit, Kansas, on September 8, 1950. He grew up in Osborne, Kansas, and graduated from Osborne Rural High School. He worked in the retail music industry over 30 years, most notably at the Music Exchange in Kansas City. Dan Conn passed away February 2, 2006.

Source: Kansas City Star obituary, February 7, 2006.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Danny “Dan” Conn Collection

Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Contents The Dan Conn Collection was a gift from the Dan Conn estate in June 2010. Conn was in the music industry and the collection strongly reflects his occupation. Included are magazines, album covers, promotional material and much memorabilia. The highlight of the collection lies within the plethora of posters, primarily related to musical artists and events, and a rare 12” LP promotional copy of Bruce Springsteen’s album Born to Run, featuring the original cover that used a graffiti-style font...
Dates: 1936 - 2005

David Dean Conn Collection

Identifier: MS-0175
Scope and Contents The David Dean Conn Collection was a gift of the David Conn estate in July 2010. The collection contains materials related to Conn’s music profession while working at the Music Exchange record store and Handleman Music Distributors, both located in Kansas City. Included are correspondence, press packets, music catalogs, periodicals and posters. There are also photographs and some limited edition prints by artist Gary Huston. Some of the highlights of the collection are related to Conn’s...
Dates: 1940s - 2009

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