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Dawson, William Levi

composer, conductor


born: 26 Sep 1899 Anniston, Alabama / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 23 Sep 1899 Source: 2  

died: 02 May 1990 Montgomery, Alabama / state, USA Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 40 items with information about William Levi Dawson:


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1996 Source: 1

White, Evelyn Davidson
Choral music by African American composers
A selected, annotated bibliography
Second edition
Compiled by Evelyn Davidson White
Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1996, 226 p.

Number of People : 99


 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 119

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1991

Perry, Frank, Jr.
Afro-american vocal music
A select guide to fifteen composers
Berrien Springs, Michigan: Vande Vere Publishing Ltd., 1991, 133 p.

Number of People : 15


 1991

Cummings, David M.
McIntire, Dennis K.
International who's who in music and musician's directory
(in the classical and light classical fields)
Twelfth edition 1990/91
Consultant editors David M. Cummings; Dennis K. McIntire
Cambridge, England: International Who's Who in Music, 1991

Number of People : 8,178


 1991

Horne, Aaron
Lerma, Dominique-Rene de
String music of black composers
A bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by Dominique-Rene de Lerma
New York: Greenwood Press, 1991
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 33)

Number of People : 207


 1990

Brown, Rae Linda
William Grant Still, Florence Price, and William Dawson : Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance

p. 71-86 In:
Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance
A collection of essays
Edited by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1990, 226 p.
      (Series: Contributions in Afro-American Studies; 128)

Number of People : 3


 1990

Turner, Patricia
Dictionary of Afro-American performers
78 rpm and cylinder recordings of opera, choral music, and song, c1900-1949
New York & London: Garland, 1990

Number of People : 62


 1990

Lerma, Dominique-Rene de
Bibliography of the Music
The Concert Music of the Harlem Renaissance Composers, 1919-1935

p. 175-121 In:
Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance
A collection of essays
Edited by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1990, 226 p.
      (Series: Contributions in Afro-American Studies; 128)

Number of People : 14


 1986

Carter, Madison H.
An annotated catalog of composers of African ancestry
New York: Vantage Press, 1986

Number of People : 224


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Roach, Hildred
Black American music. Past and present
Vol. II
Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger, 1985

Number of People : 236


 1985

Roach, Hildred
Black American music. Past and present
Vol. I
Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger, 1985

Number of People : 62


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1984

Brooks, Tilford
America's black musical heritage
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1984, 336 p.

Number of People : 53


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Tomasic, Carol
Tischler, Alice
15 black American composers
A bibliography of their works
Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1981

Number of People : 15


 1981

Malone, Mark Hugh
William Levi Dawson : American music educator
Florida State (Tallahassee). 1981. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1981

White, Evelyn Davidson
Choral music by Afro-American composers
A selected, annotated bibliography
Compiled by Evelyn Davidson White
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981, 167 p.

Number of People : 84


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1981

Spady, James G.
William L. Dawson
A Umum tribute and a marvelous journey.
Edited by James G. Spady.
Philadelphia: Creative Artists, Workshop 1981. 56 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1977

Abdul, Raoul
Blacks in classical music : a personal history
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1977

Number of People : 58


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1972

A list of works performed at the American Composers' Concerts and Festivals 1925-71

p. 9 In:
American Composers' Concerts and Festivals of American Music 1925-71; cumulative repertoire
Institute of American Music of the University of Rochester
Rochester, NY: 1972, 75 p.

Number of People : 367


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1948

Scholes, Percy A.
The mirror of music 1844-1944
A century of musical life in Britain as reflected in the pages of the musical times
By Percy A. Scholes
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1948, 2 VOLS p.

Number of People : 344

More Details : (1 Section)


 1947

Reis, Claire Raphael
Composers in America : biographical sketches of contemporary composers with a record of their works
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: MacMillan, 1947, 399 p.

Number of People : 331


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1938

[no title]

p. 21 In:
Handy, William Christopher
Negro authors and composers of the United States
By W.C. Handy.
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., 1938, 24 p.

Number of People : 61


 1938

[no title]

p. 16 In:
Handy, William Christopher
Negro authors and composers of the United States
By W.C. Handy.
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., 1938, 24 p.

Number of People : 5


 1938

[no title]

p. 17 In:
Handy, William Christopher
Negro authors and composers of the United States
By W.C. Handy.
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., 1938, 24 p.

Number of People : 7


 1936

Cuney-Hare, Maud
Negro musicians and their music
Washington, D. C.: Associated Publishers, Inc., 1936

Number of People : 150


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