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Repertoire to Celebrate Black History Month

Today we do our part to honor and celebrate the amazing talents of these black composers on this, the first day of Black History Month. Below is a small, but ever-growing list of composers that I have written about in the last year paired with one or more of their most popular works. For additional information and resources, please check out on Anna’s Database:

Eleanor Alberga

William Dawson

Hanna Benn

Margaret Bonds

Valerie Coleman

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Adolphus Hailstork

Jonathan Bailey Holland

Ulysses Kay

Hannah Kendell

Quinn Mason

Jessie Montgomery

Undine Smith Moore

Nkeiru Okoye

Julia Perry

Florence Price

Joseph Bologne de St Georges

William Grant Still

Joel Thompson

George Walker

Errollyn Wallen

Mary Watkins


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