Dean Dixon : Negro at home, maestro abroad

by Jones, Rufus, Jr., 1968-

Format: Print Book 2015
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ML422.D54 J66 2015
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  ML422.D54 J66 2015
In Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad, conductor and scholar Rufus Jones Jr. brings to light a literal treasure trove of unpublished primary sources to tell the compelling story of this great American conductor. A testament to Dixon's resolve, this first-ever full-length biography of this American musical hero chronicles Dixon's musical upbringing, beginnings as a conductor, painful decision to leave his own country, rise to fame in Europe and his triumphant stand twenty-one years later when he returned to the United States to serve as a model for aspiring Black classical musicians. Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad will interest anyone who wants to know more about Black American history, American musical culture, and Black American concert music and musicians. More information is available at:
Additional Information
Series African American cultural theory and heritage.
Subjects Dixon, Dean, -- 1915-1976.
Conductors (Music) -- United States -- Biography.
African American conductors (Music) -- Biography.
Publisher Lanham :Rowman & Littlefield,2015
Other Titles Negro at home, maestro abroad
Language English
Description xxii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index.
ISBN 9780810888555
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