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Famous Negro music makers : illustrated with photographs

Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, [1955] ©1955
Series: Famous biographies for young people.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Short biographies of several Negroes who have contributed much to the musical scene in America. Among others are Lena Horne, Leadbelly, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, and Jelly Roll Morton.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Famous Negro music makers.
New York : Dodd, Mead, 1955
(OCoLC)593862177
Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Famous Negro music makers.
New York : Dodd, Mead, 1955
(OCoLC)631278317
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes
OCLC Number: 302518
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 179 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Fisk Jubilee Singers --
James A. Bland --
Bert Williams --
Bill Robinson --
Leadbelly --
Jelly Roll Morton --
Roland Hayes --
William Grant Still --
Bessie Smith --
Duke Ellington --
Ethel Waters --
Louis Armstrong --
Marian Anderson --
Bennie Benjamin --
Mahalia Jackson --
Dean Dixon --
Lena Horne --
Famous jazz musicians.
Series Title: Famous biographies for young people.
Responsibility: by Langston Hughes.

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Short biographies of several Negroes who have contributed much to the musical scene in America. Among others are Lena Horne, Leadbelly, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, and Jelly Roll Morton.

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