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Still, William Grant

arranger, composer, organ, arranger


born: 11 May 1895 Woodville, Mississippi / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 03 Dec 1978 Los Angeles, California / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 04 Dec 1978 Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 13 Dec 1978  

The Music Sack has 207 items with information about William Grant Still
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 1996

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


 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

The United States and Canada in the Twentieth Century

p. 500 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 67


 1995

Devenney, David P.
Source readings in American choral music
College Music Society, 1995, 258 p.

Number of People : 25


 1995

Struble, John Warthen
The history of American classical music : MacDowell through Minimalism
By John Warthen Struble
Facts on File, 1995, 444 p.

Number of People : 74


 1995

Smith, Eric Ledell
Blacks in opera.
An encyclopedia of people and companies, 1873-1993
By Eric Ledell Smith
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1995, 236 p.

Number of People : 142


 1994

Shirley, Wayne D.
William Grant Still's Choral Ballad and they Lynched him on a Tree
American Music, 12-4, 1994, p. 425-461

Number of People : 1


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 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

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 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

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

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

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


 1990

Horne, Aaron
Woodwind music of black composers
Compiled by Aaron Horne
New York: Greenwood Press, 1990, 145 p.
      (Series: Music reference collection; 24)

Number of People : 90


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1987

Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black music biography : an annotated bibliography
White Plains, New York: Kraus International Publications, 1987

Number of People : 87


 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


 1986

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

Number of People : 224


 1985

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

Number of People : 62


 1985

Wescott, Steven D.
A comprehensive bibliography of music for film and television
Compiled by Steven D. Wescott
Detroit: Information Coordinatores, 1985, 432 p.

Number of People : 161


 1985

Londieux, Jean-Marie
Music for saxophone
Vol. II: general repertoire of music and educational literature for the saxophone
Cherry Hill: Roncorp Publications, 1985

Number of People : 2,020


 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


 1983

Southern, Eileen
Readings in black American music
Second edition
Compiled and edited by Eileen Southern
New York: W.W. Norton, 1983, 338 p.

Number of People : 40


 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

Ewen, David
Composers since 1900
A biographical and critical guide
First supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1981, 328 p.

Number of People : 219


 1981

Gleason, Harold
Early American music : music in America from 1620 to 1920
Bloomington, Indiana: Frangipani Press, 1981
      (Series: Music Literature Outlines: Series III)

Number of People : 129


 1981

Friedberg, Ruth C.
American art song and American poetry
Vol. I: America comes of age.
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981

Number of People : 9


 1981

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

Number of People : 1,184


 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


 1980

Moe, Orin
William Grant Still : songs of separation.
Black Music Research Journal. 1980, S. 18-36.
       Mit 3 Fig. u. 7 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Southern, Eileen
Letters from W.C. Handy to William Grant Still.
With notes by Eileen Southern.
Part 2
The Black Perspective in Music. 8 (1980), S. 65-119.
       Mit Abb.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Martin, William R.
Drossin, Julius
Music of the twentieth century
[by] William R. Martin and Julius Drossin
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980, 400 p.

Number of People : 69


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

[William Still]
Opera News, May, 1979, p. 51

Number of People : 1


 1979 Source: 2

Pebworth, James R.
A directory of 132 Arkansas composers
Fayetteville, Arkansas: University Library, University of Arkansas, 1979, 89 p.

Number of People : 116


 1979

Letters from W.C. Handy to William Grant Still.
With notes by Eileen Southern.
The Black Perspective in Music. 7 (1979), S. 199-234.
       Mit Abb.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Index to music necrology : 1978 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1979, p. 857

Number of People : 132


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

[William Grant Still - obituary]
Jet, vol. 55, December 28, 1978. p. 29

Number of People : 1


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1978

[William Grant Still - obituary]
Billboard, vol. 90, December 16, 1978, p. 83

Number of People : 1


 1978

Citations Honor Fiedler, Fromm, and Still.
Triangle, vol. 72, no. 1, 1978, p. 4
       Note: These honors were presented by Mu Phi Epsilon.

Number of People : 1


 1978

[William Grant Still - obituary]
Variety, vol. 293, December 13, 1978, p. 111

Number of People : 1


 1978

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 70, no. 2, 1978. p. 64-65

Number of People : 1


 1977

Spence, Martha Ellen Blanding
Selected Song Cycles of Three Contemporary Black American Composers : William Grant Still, John Duncan, and Hale Smith.
Southern Mississippi. 1977. Ph.D.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 69, no. 2, 1977. p. 73-74

Number of People : 1


 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


 1976

Resch, Rita Marje
Carman, Judith E.
Gaeddert, William Kenneth
Art-song in the United States 1801-1976
An annotated bibliography
By Judith E. Carman, William K. Gaeddert, Rita M. Resch
National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc., 1976, 308 p.

Number of People : 370


 1976

Cariaga, Daniel
Los Angeles.
Opera News, vol. 40, April 17, 1976, p. 38
       Note: Still's opera "A Bayou Legend" is performed.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 68, no. 2, 1976. p. 74-75

Number of People : 1


 1975

Bennett, Elise M.
William Grant Still and accordion music.
The Black Perspective in Music. 3 (1975), s. 193-195.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Michaelis, Adrian
Still music on the Western air.
The Black Perspective in Music. 3 (1975), S. 177-189.
       Mit Abb.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Artists Index

p. 2006-2066 In:
Rust, Brian
The American dance band discography 1917-1942
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1975, 2066 p.

Number of People : 2,494


 1975

Still, Judith Anne
In my father's house.
The Black Perspective in Music. 3 (1975), S. 199-206.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Southern, Eileen
William Grant Still. List of major works.
The Black Perspective in Music. 3 (1975), S. 235-238.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Hains, F.
William Grant Still
An American Composer Who Happens to Be Black.
High Fidelity/Musical America, vol. 25, March 1975. p. MA27

Number of People : 1


 1975

Durrett, C.W.
Jackson, Mississippi.
Opera, vol. 26, April 1975. p. 381-382

Number of People : 1


 1975

Premieres
Music Educator's Journal, vol. 61, January 1975. p. 84

Number of People : 1


 1975

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 67, no. 2, 1975. p. 74

Number of People : 1


 1975

William Grant Still Honored on Birthday.
Triangle, vol. 69, no. 4, 1975. p. 8

Number of People : 1


 1975

William Grant Still Honored.
Pan Pipes, vol. 68, no. 1, 1975. p. 20

Number of People : 1


 1975

Jackson, Miss.
Music Journal, vol. 33, January 1975, p. 46
       Note: Still's opera "A Bayou Legend" is presented by Opera/South.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Southern, Eileen
Reviews of Records : Black Composers Series.
Musical Quarterly, vol. 61, no. 4, 1975. p. 645-650

Number of People : 1


 1975

Eggler, B.
Opera South's William Grant Still's Highway 1, U.S. A. And Ulysses Kay's Juggler of our Lady and World Premier of Still's Bayou Legend.
Opera News, vol. 39, January 11, 1975. p. 33

Number of People : 1


 1975

A Birthday Offering to William Grant Still : Upon the Occasion of his Eightieth Anniversary
Cambria Heights, N.Y.: Foundation for Research in the Afro-American Creative Arts, 1975
       A 240 page special issue of Black Perspectives in Music, vol. 3, no. 2, May 1975

Number of People : 1


 1975

Southern, Eileen
Conversation with William Grant Still.
The Black Perspective in Music. 3 (1975), S. 165-176.
       Mit 1 Abb.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Southern, Eileen
America's Black Composers of Classical Music.
Music Educator's Journal, vol. 62, November 1975. p. 48-49

Number of People : 1


 1974

Bayou Legend.
Time, vol. 104, November 25, 1974. p. 84

Number of People : 1


 1974

Arvey, Verna
Symphonies in Black.
Music Journal, vol. 32, April 1974. p. 28-29

Number of People : 1


 1974

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 66, no. 2, 1974. p. 74

Number of People : 1


 1974

"Deep River" Popularizes a Composer.
Black Perspectives in Music, vol. 2, no. 1, 1974. p. 75-79

Number of People : 1


 1974

Douglass, Fanzie Howard
A Tribute to William Grant Still.
Black Perspectives in Music, vol. 2, no. 1, 1974, p. 51-53
       Note: This talk was presented on the occasion of the Treble Clef Club of Washington Sixtieth Anniversary.

Number of People : 1


 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

Music Journal Adds Eight New Members to its Advisory Council.
Music Journal, vol. 32, July 1974. p. 10-11

Number of People : 1


 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

Douglass, Fanzie Howard
A tribute to William Grant Still.
The Black Perspective in Music. 2 (1974), S. 51-53.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Caldwell, Hansonia Laverne
Black Idioms in Opera as Reflected in the Works of Six Afro-American Composers.
Southern California. 1974. Ph.D.

Number of People : 6


 1974

Still, W.G.
Arvey, Verna
On Composing for the Harp.
American Harp Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, 1974. p. 32-33

Number of People : 1


 1974

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

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Harris, C.G.
Three Schools of Black Choral Composers and Arrangers 1900-1970.
Choral Journal, vol. 14, no. 8, 1974. p. 11-18

Number of People : 1


 1974

Vinton, John
Dictionary of contemporary music
Edited by John Vinton
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1974, 834 p.

Number of People : 1,053


 1973

King, B.
Eubie Blake. A Legend in his Own Lifetime.
Black Perspectives in Music, vol. 1, no. 2, 1973. p. 151-156

Number of People : 1


 1973

Hains, F.
Opera : South : All-Black and Hopeful.
High Fidelity/Musical America, vol. 23, May 1973, p. MA23
       Note: Opera/South is a black opera company which performed Still's "Highway 1, U.S.A."

Number of People : 1


 1973

Ralston, Jack L.
[Review]
The Black Perspective in Music. 1 (1973), S. 83-84.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Krueger, Karl
The musical heritage of the United States
The unknown portion
New York: Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage, 1973, 237 p.

Number of People : 59


 1973

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 65, no. 2, 1973. p. 74

Number of People : 1


 1973

Ulysses Kay's Juggler of our Lady and William Grant Still's Highway 1, U.S.A.
Opera News, vol. 37, January 13, 1973. p. 23

Number of People : 1


 1972

Highway 1, U.S.A.
Newsweek, vol. 80, December 4, 1972. p. 68

Number of People : 1


 1972

Haas, Robert Bartlett
William Grant Still and the Fusion of Cultures in American Music
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972

Number of People : 1


 1972

Haas, Robert Bartlett (editor)
William Grant Still and the fusion of cultures in American music.
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press. 1972. XI, 201 S.

Number of People : 1


 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


 1972

Gent, Liz
Interview with William Grant Still, 11/22/72. Tapes and transcript from the Hetch/Billops Collection are part of the project Oral History
American Music. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University, 1972.
-

Number of People : 1


 1972

Kyle, Marguerite Kelly
AmerAllegro
Pan Pipes, vol. 64, no. 2, 1972. p. 80

Number of People : 1


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