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Juneteenth Now Federal Holiday

Juneteenth Now Federal Holiday

With Juneteenth now declared a federal holiday in the United States, we feature books and other materials that celebrate and describe the work of Black American composers.

Do you recognize any of these names: Joseph Bologne, Florence Price, George Bridgetower, William Grant Still, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, George Walker, Scott Joplin, Wynton Marsalis? Here are some materials that you may want to check out in order to discover what these composers and performers contributed to the history of music and its flourishing in the U.S.

- Posted June 18, 2021 by Kathy DeMey (2:11 PM)