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Henry F. Gilbert
Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert (September 26, 1868 – May 19, 1928) was an American composer and collector of folk songs. He is best remembered today for his interest in the music of African-Americans around the turn of the 20th...
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Fela Sowande
Olufela (Fela) Obafunmilayo Sowande (29 May 1905 – 13 March 1987) was a Nigerian musician and composer. Considered the father of modern Nigerian art music, Sowande is perhaps the most internationally known African composer of w...
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George L. Walker
George Theophilus Walker (born June 27, 1922) is an African-American composer, the first to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He received the Pulitzer for his work Lilacs in 1996. Walker is the father of two sons, violinist and...
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John Joubert
John Joubert (/dʒuːˈbɛər/ jew-BAIR) (born 20 March 1927) is a British composer of South African descent, particularly of choral works. He has lived in Moseley, a suburb of Birmingham, England, for over 40 years as of 2007. A mu...
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Harry Thacker Burleigh
Henry Thacker "Harry" Burleigh (December 2, 1866 – September 12, 1949), a baritone, was an African-American classical composer, arranger, and professional singer. He was the first black composer to be instrumental in the develo...
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Clarence C. White
Clarence Cameron White (August 10, 1880 – June 30, 1960) was an African-American neoromantic composer and concert violinist. Dramatic works by the composer were his best-known, such as the incidental music for the play Tambour ...
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Galt MacDermot
Arthur Terence Galt MacDermot (born December 18, 1928) is a Canadian-American composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre. He won a Grammy Award for the song "African Waltz" in 1960. His most successful musicals have been H...
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... African culture through choral music in African languages. Discusses the formation of festivals ... group and mentions the chorus newsletter called the "Voice of African Music". Identifies the staff ... members, their respective roles and positions in keeping the group together and the promulgation African music. ...
Out of Africa
The Organ (2000) Vol. 79, pp. 125-126
... Offers an introduction to the organ music of African and African-American composers. States that ... lifeline of African and African-American music." Presents a short review of the author's recent recital ... of African and African-American music, titled "Out of Africa" held April 15, 2000 at St. Michael and ...
... EMERGING AFRICAN POP (Quill, 1985) One of the biggest obstacles for lovers of African music is the ... two by Ghanaian recording studio operator John Collins (African Pop Roots and Music Makers of West ... Africa), two on South African music (Music In The Mix and In Township Tonight), and Goodtime Kings ...
African Music
Journal of the African Music Society
African Music is the journal of the International Library of African Music. Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, ILAM is the greatest repository of African music in the world. A research institution devoted to the study of music and oral ...
South Africa
... The African Music Awards 2010 will be held October 15 in Wembley Arena. ...
... A compilation of African guitar music is reviewed (Lusafrica). ...
... "African Voices in the African American Heritage," by Betty M. Kuyk, is reviewed (Indiana University Press, 2003). ...
... A recording of a collection of African music for children performed by various artists is reviewed (World Music Network, 2 CDs). ...