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Found 3 collections related to African American conductors (Music)

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Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 616
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Reese Europe was an accomplished musician, composer, conductor, organizer, and recording artist. The collection primarily consists of photocopied secondary sources, newspaper clippings, and programs collected by James R. Europe, Jr. to... more
Dixon, Dean, 1915-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 324
10 linear feet (8 record cartons, 2 print boxes, 1 archival box, and a 1/2 archival box)
The Dean Dixon Papers reflect Dixon's career as a conductor of philharmonic orchestras; the majority of the material covers his time in Europe (1950s - 1960s) and his American tours in the early 1970s.
Butler, William H. (William Henson), 1903-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 225
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
"Billy" Butler was a musical arranger, conductor, violinist, and travel editor of the Pittsburgh Courier. A graduate of Chicago Musical College, Butler worked with J. Rosamond Johnson, Eubie Blake, and other prominent... more