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 1985

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


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  Adams, Alton Augustus (b. 1889 d. 1987)   bandmaster, composer
  Adams, Leslie (b. 1932)   cast, piano
  Adams, Wellington Alexander (b. 1879)   composer
  Ajibola, J.O. (b. 1898)   barrister, minister
  Akpabot, Samuel Ekpe (b. 1931)   college professor, composer
  Allen, Gilbert (b. 1907)   conductor, composer
  Anderson, Thomas Jefferson (b. 1928)   composer
  Atehortua, Blas Emilio (b. 1933)   composer
  Atwell, Drucilla   composer
  Bahia, Xisto (b. 1841 d. 1894)   composer, singer
  Baker, David Nathaniel (b. 1931)   bassoon, composer
  Ballanta-Taylor, Nicholas George Julius (b. 1893)   ethnomusicologist
  Bankole, Ayo (b. 1935 d. 1976)   composer
  Banks, Robert (b. 1930)   arranger, organ
  Barefield, Eddie [Edward Emmanuel] (b. 1909)   clarinet, music director
  Battle, Edgar William (b. 1907)   composer, trumpeter
  Bebey, Francis (b. 1929)   singer, composer
  Billups, Kenneth Browne (b. 1918 d. 1985)   music educator, choir conductor
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bledsoe, Jules (b. 1898 d. 1943)   cast, singer
  Boatner, Edward Hammond (b. 1898 d. 1981)   composer
  Bonnemere, Eddie [Edward Valentine] (b. 1921)   piano
  Botelho, Manuel de Almeida (b. 1721)   compositor, musico
  Boyd, Wynn Leo (b. 1902)   composer
  Bridgetower, George (Augustus) Polgreen (b. 1779 d. 1860)   violin
  Brindis de Salas, Claudio Jose Domingo (b. 1800 d. 1872)   composer, conductor
  Broadnax, Eugene James (b. 1907)   composer
  Brown, Charles (b. 1940)   singer, composer
  Brown, John Harold (b. 1902 d. 1981)   composer
  Brown, Uzee (b. 1951)   bass-baritone, bass
  Bruce, J.   composer
  Burkes, Eugene Alexander   composer
  Burrs, Leslie S. (b. 1952)   flute, music educator
  Busch, Marie (b. 1908)   composer
  Butler, Frank S. (b. 1883)   piano, composer
  Butler, William H. (b. 1903)   musician, publisher
  Calhoun, W. Arthur   composer
  Carter, Roland (b. 1942)   music educator, choral director
  Carter, Ron [Ronald Levin] (b. 1937)   bass (instrument), bass
  Carter, Warrick (b. 1942)   arranger, composer
  Cartman, Shirley (b. 1931)   composer
  Cele, Madikane   composer
  Ceron, Jose Dolores (b. 1897 d. 1969)   composer
  Charlton, Melville (b. 1880 d. 1973)   organ
  Childs, John Michael (b. 1932 a. 1974)   composer
  Clark, Rogie (b. 1917)   composer
  Clary, Salone Theodore (b. 1939)   composer, music educator
  Cliff, Jimmy (b. 1948)   reggae singer
  Cohen, Cecil (b. 1894 d. 1967)   piano, teacher
  Coleman, Charles DeWitt (b. 1926 d. 1991)   composer, organ
  Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel (b. 1875 d. 1912)   composer
  Cooper, William Benjamin (b. 1920 d. 1993)   organ, composer
  Cordero, Roque (b. 1917)   composer, conductor
  Cunningham, Arthur H. (b. 1928)   composer
  Current, Gloster B.   musician, author
  Da Costa, Noel George (b. 1929)   composer, violin
  Dawson, William Levi (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  De Paur, Leonard Etienne (b. 1915)   composer, choral director
  De Preist, James (Anderson) (b. 1936)   conductor
  Desverney, Bertha   composer
  Dewitty, Virginia Carrington (b. 1911)   composer
  Dickerson, Roger Donald (b. 1934)   composer
  Diton, Carl Rossini (b. 1886 d. 1962)   piano, composer
  Dorsey, James Elmo (b. 1905)   baritone, composer
  Dorsey, Thomas A. [Thomas Andrew] (b. 1899 d. 1993)   blues singer, piano
  Dubois, Shirley Graham (b. 1906 d. 1977)   author, composer
  Dubose, Tougee (b. 1893 d. 1971)   composer
  Duncan, John (b. 1913 d. 1975)   composer, college professor
  Dyett, Walter Henri (b. 1901 d. 1969)   teacher, bandmaster
  El-Dabh, Halim (Abdul Messiah) (b. 1921)   composer
  Elam, Ulysses (b. 1896)   composer
  Elie, Justin (b. 1883 d. 1931)   conductor, composer
  Espinosa, Federico (b. 1820 d. 1872)   piano, composer
  Euba, Akin (b. 1935)   composer, university professor
  Eubanks, Rachel Amelia (b. 1922)   composer, administrator
  Evanti, Lillian (b. 1890 d. 1967)   soprano
  Fiberesima, Adam (b. 1926)   composer
  Fischer, William Samuel (b. 1935)   arranger, composer
  Forster, Estelle Ancrum (b. 1887)   composer
  Fox, Frederick Alfred (b. 1931)   composer, lighting designer
  Frazier, James (b. 1940 d. 1985)   conductor
  Fuller, Oscar Anderson (b. 1904)   music educator
  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
  Gbeho, Phillipp   composer
  Gillum, Ruth Helen (b. 1906 d. 1991)   piano, educator
  Gregory, Percy Lloyd (b. 1934 d. 1991)   music educator, piano
  Hackley, Emma Azalia (b. 1867 d. 1922)   soprano, concert singer
  Hailstork, Adolphus Cunningham (b. 1941)   composer, conductor
  Hairston, Jacqueline Butler (b. 1938)   composer, arranger
  Hairston, Jester Joseph (b. 1901)   choir conductor
  Hakim, Talib Rasul (b. 1940 d. 1988)   composer
  Hall, Frederick Douglass (b. 1898 d. 1982)   music educator, composer
  Hall, Purnell F. (b. 1890)   composer
  Hancock, Eugene Wilson (White) (b. 1929 d. 1994)   music educator, organ
  Hare, Maud Cuney (b. 1874 d. 1936)   writer, piano
  Harris, Ethel Ramos (b. 1908)   piano, composer
  Harris, Howard C. (b. 1940)   conductor, arranger
  Harris, Robert Allen (b. 1938)   piano, music educator
  Hayes, Joseph C. (b. 1920)   composer, music educator
  Hayes, Roland (b. 1887 d. 1976)   tenor, vocals
  Hayre, Carlos   composer
  Herbison, Jeraldine Saunders (b. 1941)   violin, music educator
  Hicks, Roy Edward (b. 1931 d. 1990)   composer, arranger
  Hill, Danny Gloucester   composer
  Holloway, Carrie Beatrice (b. 1930)   composer
  Holmes, Gregory (b. 1960)   composer
  Holmes, Robert (b. 1934)   composer
  Holt, Nora Douglas (b. 1885 d. 1974)   journalist, critic
  Jackson, Ambrose C. (b. 1940)   composer, conductor
  Jacobs, Clarence (b. 1909)   composer
  James, Willis Laurence (b. 1900 d. 1966)   music educator, violin
  Jeanty, Occide (b. 1860 d. 1936)   military bandmaster
  Jeffers, Jack (b. 1928)   composer
  Jenkins, Ella (b. 1924)   composer, singer
  Jessye, Eva Alberta (b. 1895 d. 1992)   ass. al cori, choir conductor
  Johns, Altona Trent (b. 1904 d. 1977)   piano, composer
  Johnson, Bessie Viola (b. 1880)   composer
  Johnson, Frank (b. 1792 d. 1844)   clarinet, composer
  Jones, Calvin (b. 1929)   trombone, string bass
  Kalanzi, Benny (b. 1938)   composer
  Kay, Ulysses (Simpson) (b. 1917 d. 1995)   composer
  Kebede, Ashenafi (b. 1938)   ethnomusicologist, composer
  Kennedy, Matthew Washington (b. 1921)   music educator
  Kerr, Thomas Henderson (b. 1915 d. 1988)   college professor, composer
  King, Betty Jackson [Betty Lou] (b. 1928 d. 1994)   music educator, composer
  Kjos, Neil (a. 1974)   composer
  Ladipo, Duro (b. 1931)   writer, composer
  Lambert, Lucien Leon Guillaume (b. 1858 d. 1945)   composer, piano
  Lamothe, Ludovic (b. 1882 d. 1954)   composer, piano
  Lara, Kenneth (b. 1940)   composer
  Larue, Earl   arranger
  Lawrence, William (b. 1895 d. 1981)   accompanist, singer
  Layne, Maude Wanzer (b. 1899 d. 1951)   music educator, composer
  Lee, William F. (a. 1971)   composer
  Lewin, Olive   composer
  Lindsay, Andrades   composer
  Lindsey, Roy Howard (b. 1926)   composer
  Lloyd, Charles (b. 1948)   composer, piano
  Logan, Wendell (Morris) (b. 1940)   composer, music educator
  Lovinggood, Penman (b. 1895)   writer, singer
  Lowe, Sammy [Samuel Milton] (b. 1918)   trumpeter, arranger
  Makebe, Miriam [Zenzile] (b. 1932)   folksinger, vocals
  Margetson, Edward Henry (b. 1891 d. 1962)   composer
  Marley, Bob (b. 1945 d. 1981)   entertainer, reggae musician
  McCall, Maurice Henderson (b. 1943)   composer, music educator
  McDaniel, William Foster (b. 1940)   arranger, composer
  McFarland, Ollie (a. 1971)   composer
  McLin, Edward M. (b. 1928)   composer
  McLin, Lena Johnson (b. 1928)   music educator, choir conductor
  Medley, Phil   arranger, composer
  Mells, Herbert Franklin (b. 1909 d. 1956)   music educator, composer
  Merrifield, Norman Lavelle (b. 1906)   composer, arranger
  Merriwether, Roy D.   composer
  Mesquita, Jose Joaquim Emirico Lobo (b. 1746 d. 1805)   composer, organ
  Mikell, Francis Eugene (b. 1885 d. 1932)   bandmaster
  Miller, James (b. 1907)   composer
  Moore, Carman Leroy (b. 1936)   composer, writer
  Moore, Dorothy Rudd (b. 1940)   composer, soprano
  Moore, Kermit Diton (b. 1929)   cello, arranger
  Moore, Undine Smith (b. 1905 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Moore, William Howard (b. 1934)   piano, choral director
  Morgan, William Astor (b. 1890)   composer, teacher of piano and theory
  Morris, Garrett   cast, composer
  Morris, Robert (b. 1941)   composer, educator
  Morrison, George Sumner (b. 1891 d. 1974)   bandleader
  Mosley, J. Orville B. (b. 1909)   composer
  Mota, Antonio Manso (b. 1732 d. 1812)   musician
  Nelson, Kalvert Jalalu (b. 1951)   composer
  Neves, Ignacio Parreiras (b. 1730 d. 1794)   composer, singer
  Nketia, Kwabena J.H. (b. 1921)   ethnomusicologist
  Norman, Ruth (b. 1927)   concert pianist, lecturer
  Nzewi, Emeka Meki (b. 1938)   ethnomusicologist, university professor
  Ofori, A. Twumasi-Ankra   songwriter
  Ogunde, Hubert   composer
  Okelo, Anthony   composer
  Olatunji, Michael Babatunde (b. 1920)   folk music drummer
  Owens, Robert Lee (b. 1925)   composer, piano
  Parker, Reginald Nathaniel (b. 1929 d. 1970)   organ, teacher
  Pena Morell, Esteban (b. 1894 d. 1939)   folklorist, 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
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Pinto, Luiz Alvares (b. 1719 d. 1789)   composer, poet
  Price, John Elwood (b. 1935)   composer, piano
  Ranglin, Ernest (b. 1933 a. 1959)   guitar
  Republicano, Assis (b. 1897 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  Rhodes, William Andrew   composer
  Rivers, Clarence Joseph (b. 1931)   composer of sacred music, priest
  Roberts, Howard Alfred (b. 1924)   choir conductor, music director
  Rocha, Francisco Gomes (b. 1746 d. 1808)   composer, singer
  Roldan, Amadeo (b. 1900 d. 1939)   composer, violin
  Rolon, Zenon (b. 1856 d. 1902)   composer
  Roxbury, Ronald Marle (b. 1946 d. 1986)   composer, instrumentalist
  Russell, George (Allan) (b. 1923)   composer, theorist
  Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne (b. 1739 d. 1799)   composer, violin
  Sancho, Ignatius (b. 1729 d. 1780)   composer
  Schuyler, Philippa Duke (b. 1932 d. 1967)   piano, composer
  Simango, Kamba   composer
  Simpson, Eugene Thamon (b. 1932)   piano, arranger
  Simpson, Ralph Ricardo (b. 1933)   composer
  Singleton, Alvin (Elliot) (b. 1940)   composer
  Smith, Hale (b. 1925)   composer, arranger
  Smith, Nathaniel Clark (b. 1877 d. 1933)   conductor, music educator
  Sobrinho, Jose Gonzaga   composer
  Sowande, Fela [Olufela] (b. 1905 d. 1987)   composer, organ
  Stevenson, Willie Belle (b. 1904)   musician author, piano
  Talley, Sonoma Carolyn (b. 1902)   composer
  Tatum, James (b. 1931)   piano, soprano saxophone
  Taylor, Billy [William Edward] (b. 1921)   piano, music educator
  Taylor, Maude Cummings (b. 1897 d. 1984)   composer, teacher
  Thomas, Carlette Catherine   composer
  Thomas, Ellen Virginia Carrington (b. 1897)   composer
  Thompson, Alma (b. 1912)   composer, lyricist
  Tillis, Frederick Charles (b. 1930)   composer, administrator
  Tindley, Charles Albert (b. 1851 d. 1933)   minister, composer of gospel hymns
  Turkson, Ato Alphonso (b. 1933)   composer
  Tyler, Jesse Gerald (b. 1879 d. 1938)   piano, composer
  Tyler, Robert (a. 1990)   composer
  Upshure, Luke (b. 1885)   composer
  Volel, Emanuel   composer
  Volel, Emile   composer
  Walker, George Theophilius (b. 1922)   banjo, composer
  Whalum, Wendell Phillips (b. 1931 d. 1987)   music educator, choral director
  White, Andrew Nathaniel (b. 1942)   saxophone, composer
  White, Don Lee (b. 1930)   organ, choral director
  White Lafitte, Jose (Silvestre de los Dolores) (b. 1836 d. 1918)   violin, composer
  Williams, Julius Penson (b. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Wilmoth, Frederick (b. 1896 d. 1973)   composer
  Wilson, Olly (Woodrow) (b. 1937)   composer, trombone
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica
  Work, Frederick Jerome (b. 1880 d. 1942)   composer, scholar
  Work, John Wesley (b. 1873 d. 1925)   composer, tenor
  Work, Julian C. (b. 1910)   arranger, composer

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