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The Story of the Jubilee Singers with Their Songs

The Story of the Jubilee Singers with Their Songs( )
Author: Marsh, J. B. T.
Pike, Gustavus D.
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $79.00
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Fisk University was founded in 1866 to provide higher education to African Americans who became free after the Civil War. To raise money for the institution, the school's chorus -- known as the Jubilee Singers -- began performing concerts of Negro folksongs and spirituals. Their popularity and fame spread rapidly. Before the group was disbanded in 1880, it had toured the northern states, performed at Boston's World Peace Jubilee and at the White House, sung for Queen Victoria, and...
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