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Famous Negro music makers

by Langston Hughes

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American musicians -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated with photos.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesFamous biographies for young people
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3556 .H9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6177537M
    LC Control Number55009419

    Influential writer Langston Hughes in his book Famous Negro Music Makers (published by Dodd, Mead, ) lists individual musicians that helped develop jazz, after which he states that "jazz singers too, had not been without influence on the development of this (Jazz) music", and then includes Adelaide Hall alongside Louis Armstrong, Cab. Mar 31,  · Langston Hughes () Writer, editor, lecturer Langston Hughes achieved fame as a poet during the burgeoning of the arts known as the Harlem Renaissance, but those who label him "a Harlem Renaissance poet" have restricted his fame to only one genre and decade.

    Famous Negro Music Makers, New York: Dodd, Mead, I Wonder as I Wander, New York: Rinehart & Co., A Pictorial History of the Negro in America, with Milton Meltzer. Famous Negro Music Makers, Dodd, The First Book of Jazz, F. Watts, , revised edition, The First Book of the West Indies, F. Watts, , published in England as The First Book of the Caribbean, E. Ward,

    Titles include: Famous Negro Music Makers, Book of Harlem, The Book of Negro Humor, and Famous American Negroes. The series is arranged alphabetically by the book title, followed by F86 which consists of the publicity file for Langston Hughes collected by Dodd, Mead. The Book of Negro Folklore. Edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps. New York: Dodd, Mead, Howard University Library. The Book of Negro Folklore. Microform. edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps. New York: Dodd, Mead, c Library of Congress. Also Howard University Library. The Book of Negro Folklore. Microform.


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Famous Negro Music Makers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). Famous Negro Music Makers was written by Langston Hughes and is illustrated with several glossy plate/photographs of several of the stars of the early 20th century through The book was published by Dodd, Mead & Company in and appears to be a First Edition though it's nit specifically stated as such.

It IS a book in their Famous. Famous Negro Music Makers [Langston Hughes] on greggdev.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notesCited by: 3.

Some of Langston Hughes' liveliness and depth of feeling as a poet come into these twenty or so sketches of Negro musicians who have enriched our culture. Starting with the Fisk Jubilee Singers, seven of whom were born in slavery, Hughes tells how all suffered post-Civil War hardships while they furthered a significant branch of Negro music.

Sep 22,  · This was an introduction to Black History before it became popular. In those day we celebrated "Negro History Week." As a teacher I read this book to my students. I purchased this book through greggdev.com In this in day and Famous Negro music makers book, this publication is not important.

But I treasure it. I am happy to own a copy of "Famous American Negroes."Cited by: 3. Get this from a library. Famous Negro music makers: illustrated with photographs. [Langston Hughes] -- Short biographies of several Negroes who have contributed much to the musical scene in America. Among others are Lena Horne, Leadbelly, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, and Jelly Roll Morton.

Nov 30,  · Includes material on the Fiske Jubilee Singers, James A. Bland, Bert Williams, Bill Robinson, Leadbelly, Jelly Roll Morton, Roland Hayes, William Grant Still, Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong, Marian Anderson, Bennie Benjamin, Mahalia Jackson, Dean Dixon, Lena Horne, and famous jazz musiciansPages: The Best Short Stories By Negro Writers; Simple Stakes a Claim; Simple Takes a Wife; Famous Negro Music Makers; Good Morning Revolution; Laughing To Keep From Crying; Something In Common, and Other Stories; A Pictorial History Of African Americans; Famous American Negroes; Famous Negro Heroes Of America; A Pictorial History Of the Negro In.

In addition, many of Hughes’s books, such as A Negro Looks at Soviet Central Asia (), Famous American Negroes (), Famous Negro Music Makers (), The First Book of. used books, rare books and new books More editions of Famous Negro Music Makers: Famous Negro Music Makers: ISBN () Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

Several books he published relating to music were Famous Negro Music Makers (), First Book Of Jazz (), and the First Book Of Rhythms (). Hughes’ devotion to black music led him to novel fusions of jazz and blues with traditional verses and that unusual technique in his writings is what attracted so many of his readers.

Hughes authored music guides, including Famous Negro Music Makers, and the children's title, The First Book of Jazz. He also wrote liner notes for albums by Harry Belafonte and Nina Simone, who recorded a powerful setting of his poem "Backlash Blues.". Hughes died on May 22,in New York, NY.

Some of his books for children and young adults include: Popo and Fifina: Children of Haiti, The Dream Keeper and Other Poems, The First Book of Negroes, The First Book of Rhythms, Famous Negro Music Makers and Don't You Turn Back. In addition, he coedited (with Bontemps) The Book of Negro Folklore, which is considered an important collection of black folk material.

His varied accomplishments as a writer were reflected in the book A Langston Hughes Reader, Famous Negro Music Makers, Dodd, The First Book of Jazz, F. Watts,revised edition, James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, – May 22, ) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, greggdev.com moved to New York City as a young man, where he made his career.

One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem greggdev.com: James Mercer Langston Hughes, February. Looking for books by Langston Hughes. See all books authored by Langston Hughes, including Selected Poems of Langston Hughes, and Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes (Poetry For Young People), and more on greggdev.com Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of black intellectual, literary, and artistic life that took place in the s in a number of American cities, particularly Harlem.

A major poet, Hughes also wrote novels, short stories, essays, and plays. He sought to honestly portray the joys and hardships of working-class black lives, avoiding both sentimental. Famous American Negroes and First Book of Rhythms published.

Sweet Flypaper of Life, Famous Negro Music Makers, and First Book of Jazz published. I Wonder As I Wander, A Pictorial History of the Negro In America, and The First Book of the West Indies, published.

Simple Stakes a Claim and Selected Poems of Gabriela. He also published other historical nonfiction works, Famous American Negroes (), Famous Negro Music Makers (), A Pictorial History of the Negro in America (with Milton Meltzer, ), Famous Negro Heroes of America (), Fight for Freedom: The Story of the NAACP (), and Black Magic: A Pictorial History of the Negro in American.

All the works of Langston Hughes illustrate the depth of his commitment to a celebration of black American life in all its forms and make immediately evident the reason why he has been proclaimed.

Nov 16,  · For four decades, she led the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)and was a leading figure in the March on Washington. Height began her career as an educator in New York City, where her work caught the attention of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Beginning inshe led the NCNW and also advised the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).A curator displays a copy of the book Famous Negro Music Makers, written and signed by Langston Hughes, in Harlem, New York, May.

17, Photo: Getty.Arkansas African American History Makers Page 4 Dear Friend, The Arkansas African American History Makers Coloring Book is an important resource to educate youth about the accomplishments of some important Arkansans.

There are so many history makers in our state that we could not include all of them in this publication.