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 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)


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adams, Alton Augustus (b. 1889 d. 1987)   bandmaster, composer
  Adams, Leslie (b. 1932)   cast, piano
  Akinwole, Obataiye (a. 1975)   composer
  Akpabot, Samuel Ekpe (b. 1931)   college professor, composer
  Aldridge, Amanda Ira (b. 1866 d. 1956)   piano, teacher
  Allen, Gilbert (b. 1907)   conductor, composer
  Anderson, Thomas Jefferson (b. 1928)   composer
  Anderson, Walter Franklin (b. 1915)   college professor
  Atkins, Russell (b. 1926)   poet, writer
  Baiocchi, Regina A. Harris (b. 1956)   composer
  Baker, David Nathaniel (b. 1931)   bassoon, composer
  Ballanta-Taylor, Nicholas George Julius (b. 1893)   ethnomusicologist
  Batiste, Alvin (b. 1932)   clarinet, composer
  Bebey, Francis (b. 1929)   singer, composer
  Beckon, Lettie Marie (b. 1953)   composer, piano
  Belafonte, Harry [Harold George] (b. 1927)   calypso singer, cast
  Belaka, O'Sai Tutu (b. 1933)   composer
  Billups, Kenneth Browne (b. 1918 d. 1985)   music educator, choir conductor
  Bland, Ed [Edward Osmund] (b. 1946 a. 1989)   composer, music director
  Bledsoe, Jules (b. 1898 d. 1943)   cast, singer
  Boatner, Edward Hammond (b. 1898 d. 1981)   composer
  Bond, Curtis Horace (b. 1954)   composer
  Bonds, Margaret (Allison) (b. 1913 d. 1972)   composer, piano
  Bridgetower, George (Augustus) Polgreen (b. 1779 d. 1860)   violin
  Brooks, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1970)   composer, piano
  Brouwer, Leo [Juan Leovigildo] (b. 1939)   composer, direttore d'orchestre
  Brown, John Harold (b. 1902 d. 1981)   composer
  Brown, Lawrence Benjamin (b. 1893 d. 1972)   composer, piano
  Brown, Oscar (b. 1926)   entertainer, composer
  Brown, Uzee (b. 1951)   bass-baritone, bass
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Burrs, Leslie S. (b. 1952)   flute, music educator
  Capers, Valerie Gail (b. 1937)   piano, music educator
  Carter, John (Wallace) (b. 1929 d. 1991)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Carter, Warrick (b. 1942)   arranger, composer
  Casseus, Frantz Gabriel (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  Ceron, Jose Dolores (b. 1897 d. 1969)   composer
  Chandler, Len (b. 1935)   singer, guitar
  Cheatham, Wallace McClain (b. 1945)   organ, composer
  Clark, Edgar Rogie (b. 1917 d. 1978)   singer, composer
  Clay, Omar (a. 1976)   composer
  Cloud, Lee Vernell (b. 1950)   music educator, composer
  Coleman, Charles DeWitt (b. 1926 d. 1991)   composer, organ
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coleridge-Taylor, Avril Gwendolen (b. 1903)   conductor, composer
  Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel (b. 1875 d. 1912)   composer
  Cook, Doc (b. 1891 d. 1958)   piano, arranger
  Cook, Will Marion (b. 1869 d. 1944)   composer, director
  Cooper, William Benjamin (b. 1920 d. 1993)   organ, composer
  Cordero, Roque (b. 1917)   composer, conductor
  Cunningham, Arthur H. (b. 1928)   composer
  Da Costa, Noel George (b. 1929)   composer, violin
  Dabney, Wendell Phillips (b. 1865 d. 1952)   writer, studio teacher
  Davis, Anthony (b. 1951)   piano, trumpet
  Davis, Nathan (b. 1937)   composer, soprano sax
  Dawson, William Levi (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Dede, Edmund (b. 1827 d. 1903 a. 1862)   violin, clarinet
  Defora Horton, Asadata (b. 1889 d. 1965)   composer
  Dennis, Mark Andrew (b. 1949)   composer
  Dett, Robert Nathaniel (Farbiger) (b. 1882 d. 1943)   composer, teacher
  Dickerson, Roger Donald (b. 1934)   composer
  Diton, Carl Rossini (b. 1886 d. 1962)   piano, composer
  Dorsey, James Elmo (b. 1905)   baritone, composer
  Drew, James Mulcro (b. 1929)   composer, playwright
  Dubois, Shirley Graham (b. 1906 d. 1977)   author, composer
  Ducander, Sten (b. 1923)   composer
  Duncan, John (b. 1913 d. 1975)   composer, college professor
  Edwards, Leo (b. 1937)   composer
  El-Dabh, Halim (Abdul Messiah) (b. 1921)   composer
  Elie, Justin (b. 1883 d. 1931)   conductor, composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Euba, Akin (b. 1935)   composer, university professor
  Fax, Mark Oakland (b. 1911 d. 1974)   college professor, composer
  Fiberesima, Adam (b. 1926)   composer
  Fischer, William Samuel (b. 1935)   arranger, composer
  Fletcher, John (a. 1973)   composer
  Fountain, Primous (b. 1949)   composer
  Fox, James Ingram (b. 1916)   composer
  Freeman, Harry Lawrence (b. 1869 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Freeman, Paul Douglas (b. 1936)   conductor
  Furman, James (b. 1937 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Garcia, Jose Mauricio Nunes (b. 1767 d. 1830)   composer, organ
  Garcia, Juan Francisco (b. 1892 d. 1974)   composer
  Gomes, Carlos [Antonio Carlos] (b. 1836 d. 1896)   compositor, maestro de musica
  Grider, Joseph William (a. 1986)   composer
  Gutierrez y Espinosa, Felipe (b. 1825 d. 1899)   choir master, composer
  Hagan, Helen Eugenia (b. 1893 d. 1964 a. 1912)   organ, piano
  Hailstork, Adolphus Cunningham (b. 1941)   composer, conductor
  Hakim, Talib Rasul (b. 1940 d. 1988)   composer
  Hammond, Douglas   composer
  Hampton, Ralph (a. 1975)   composer
  Hancock, Eugene Wilson (White) (b. 1929 d. 1994)   music educator, organ
  Handy, John (Richard) (b. 1933)   alto saxophone, teacher
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harris, Howard C. (b. 1940)   conductor, arranger
  Harris, Margaret Rosezarian (b. 1943)   piano, conductor
  Harris, Robert Allen (b. 1938)   piano, music educator
  Hayes, Joseph C. (b. 1920)   composer, music educator
  Heard, Henry A. (a. 1986)   composer
  Heath, Jimmy [James Edward] (b. 1926)   alto sax, sax
  Hebron, J. Harvey (b. 1888)   composer
  Herbison, Jeraldine Saunders (b. 1941)   violin, music educator
  Hernandez, Julio Alberto (b. 1900)   composer, compositore
  Heywood, Donald (b. 1901 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Holdridge, Lee Elwood (b. 1944)   arranger, composer
  Holland, Justin Miner (b. 1819 d. 1887)   composer, guitar
  Holmes, Robert (b. 1934)   composer
  Holt, Nora Douglas (b. 1885 d. 1974)   journalist, critic
  Jackson, Calvin (b. 1919 d. 1985)   arranger, piano
  Jenkins, Edmund Thornton (b. 1894 d. 1926)   composer, reeds
  Jenkins, Leroy (b. 1932)   violin, composer
  Johnson, Bessie Viola (b. 1880)   composer
  Johnson, Frank (b. 1792 d. 1844)   clarinet, composer
  Johnson, Hall (b. 1888 d. 1970)   choir, choral director
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Jones, Charles (a. 1973)   composer
  Jones, Quincy (Delight) (b. 1933)   arranger, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Kay, Ulysses (Simpson) (b. 1917 d. 1995)   composer
  Kebede, Ashenafi (b. 1938)   ethnomusicologist, composer
  Kennedy, Joseph J. (b. 1923)   violin, composer
  King, Betty Jackson [Betty Lou] (b. 1928 d. 1994)   music educator, composer
  Ladipo, Duro (b. 1931)   writer, composer
  Lake, Oliver (Eugene) (b. 1942)   alto saxophone, composer
  Lampley, Calvin Douglas (b. 1924 a. 1982)   composer
  Lateef, Yusef (b. 1920)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Lavergne, Patrick (b. 1955)   composer
  Lawrence, William (b. 1895 d. 1981)   accompanist, singer
  Lee, Benjamin (a. 1989)   composer
  Lee, William James (b. 1928)   composer
  Leon, Tania Justina (b. 1943 a. 1967)   composer, conductor
  Lewis, John (Aaron) (b. 1920)   arranger, composer
  Logan, Wendell (Morris) (b. 1940)   composer, music educator
  Lovinggood, Penman (b. 1895)   writer, singer
  Margetson, Edward Henry (b. 1891 d. 1962)   composer
  McCall, Maurice Henderson (b. 1943)   composer, music educator
  McCreary, Ricard Deming (b. 1946)   composer
  McDaniel, William Foster (b. 1940)   arranger, composer
  McLin, Edward M. (b. 1928)   composer
  McLin, Lena Johnson (b. 1928)   music educator, choir conductor
  Mells, Herbert Franklin (b. 1909 d. 1956)   music educator, composer
  Merrifield, Norman Lavelle (b. 1906)   composer, arranger
  Meude-Monpas, J.J.O. (b. CAD2> d. CAD2>)   composer
  Mitchell, Roscoe (Edward) (b. 1940)   reeds, saxophone
  Moffatt, Richard Cullen (b. 1927 d. 1982)   composer, piano
  Moore, Carman Leroy (b. 1936)   composer, writer
  Moore, Dorothy Rudd (b. 1940)   composer, soprano
  Moore, Kermit Diton (b. 1929)   cello, arranger
  Moore, Phil (b. 1918 d. 1987)   arranger, bandleader
  Moore, Undine Smith (b. 1905 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Morgan, William Astor (b. 1890)   composer, teacher of piano and theory
  Morrison, George Sumner (b. 1891 d. 1974)   bandleader
  Mosley, J. Orville B. (b. 1909)   composer
  Nelson, Oliver (Edward) (b. 1932 d. 1975)   composer, arranger
  Nketia, Kwabena J.H. (b. 1921)   ethnomusicologist
  Nzewi, Emeka Meki (b. 1938)   ethnomusicologist, university professor
  Parks, Gordon Alexander (b. 1912)   film producer, composer
  Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor (b. 1932)   composer, dance arranger
  Perry, Julia (Amanda) (b. 1924 d. 1979)   composer, conductor
  Perry, Zenobia Powell (b. 1914)   piano, composer
  Pittman, Evelyn Larue (b. 1910 d. 1992)   music educator, composer
  Price, Florence Beatrice (b. 1888 d. 1953)   composer, arranger
  Price, John Elwood (b. 1935)   composer, piano
  Qamar, Nadi Abu (b. 1917)   composer
  Republicano, Assis (b. 1897 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  Rivers, Clarence Joseph (b. 1931)   composer of sacred music, priest
  Robinson, Walter (b. 1951)   composer
  Roldan, Amadeo (b. 1900 d. 1939)   composer, violin
  Roxbury, Ronald Marle (b. 1946 d. 1986)   composer, instrumentalist
  Russell, George (Allan) (b. 1923)   composer, theorist
  Ryder, Noah Francis (b. 1914 d. 1964)   music educator, conductor
  Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne (b. 1739 d. 1799)   composer, violin
  Sancho, Ignatius (b. 1729 d. 1780)   composer
  Santos, Henry Jose (b. 1927)   composer
  Schuyler, Philippa Duke (b. 1932 d. 1967)   piano, composer
  Shirley, Donald (b. 1927)   piano, set design
  Singleton, Alvin (Elliot) (b. 1940)   composer
  Smith, Hale (b. 1925)   composer, arranger
  Smith, Nathaniel Clark (b. 1877 d. 1933)   conductor, music educator
  Smith, William D. (a. 1901)   composer
  Snaer, Samuel (b. 1832 d. 1896)   composer
  Southall, Mitchell Bernard (b. 1922 d. 1989)   composer, arranger
  Sowande, Fela [Olufela] (b. 1905 d. 1987)   composer, organ
  Stewart, Earl Lewis (b. 1950)   composer
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Stokes, Harvey Jeffery (b. 1937 a. 1988)   composer
  Swanson, Howard (b. 1907 d. 1978)   composer
  Taylor, Billy [William Edward] (b. 1921)   piano, music educator
  Thomas, Blanche Katurah (b. 1885 d. 1977)   choir conductor, teacher
  Tillis, Frederick Charles (b. 1930)   composer, administrator
  Tyers, William H. (b. 1876 d. 1924)   composer, ragtime composer
  Wade, Marcus (a. 1986)   composer
  Walker, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1975 a. 1968)   composer
  Walker, George Theophilius (b. 1922)   banjo, composer
  Weston, Horace (b. 1825 d. 1890)   banjo
  White, Andrew Nathaniel (b. 1942)   saxophone, composer
  White, Clarence Cameron (b. 1880 d. 1960)   composer, violin
  White Lafitte, Jose (Silvestre de los Dolores) (b. 1836 d. 1918)   violin, composer
  Williams, Julius Penson (b. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Olly (Woodrow) (b. 1937)   composer, trombone
  Woods, Michael E. (b. 1952)   composer
  Work, Frederick Jerome (b. 1880 d. 1942)   composer, scholar
  Work, John Wesley (b. 1901 d. 1967)   composer, scholar
  Work, Julian C. (b. 1910)   arranger, composer

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