Symphony of the New World records, [ca. 1972-1977].


Symphony of the New World records, [ca. 1972-1977].

Subject files, programs, correspondence, sheet music, resumes and additional information for musicians, vocalists, conductors, and composers associated with the Symphony including Edward Boatner, McHenry Boatwright, Noel Dacosta, Everett Lee, George Shirley, and Leon Thompson.

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DaCosta, Noel, 1929-2002 (person)

Shirley, George (person)

Opera Singer George Shirley was born on April 18, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Irving and Daisy Shirley. By age four, Shirley had begun performing, joining his mother and father as a musical trio within the Indianapolis church community. After moving to Detroit, Michigan with his parents at age six, Shirley continued to build his musical talents, playing the baritone horn in a community band, and studying voice while a student at Northern High School. His musical acumen earned Shirley a sch...

Boatner, Edward H. (person)

Thompson, Leon Evanett, 1928-1983. (person)

Symphony of the New World. (corporateBody)

Racially integrated symphony orchestra founded in 1964 which gave premiere performance to works of black composers. From the description of Symphony of the New World records, [ca. 1972-1977]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122534107 ...

Lee, Everett S. (Everett Sam), 1891-1983 (person)

Boatwright, McHenry, 1928-1994 (person)