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Roland Hayes

The Legacy of an American Tenor

Roland Hayes( )
Author: Brooks, Christopher A.
Sims, Robert
Foreword by: Estes, Simon
Shirley, George
ISBN:978-0-253-01539-6
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A "gripping, sensitive" biography of the trailblazing singer who carved a path for African American artists including Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson (The Atlanta Voice).   Performing in a country rife with racism and segregation, the tenor Roland Hayes was the first African American man to reach international fame as a concert performer. He became one of the few artists in the world who could sell out Town Hall, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, and Covent...
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Book Details
Pages:424
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.099 Pounds



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