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(b Coffeyville, KS, Jan 20, 1885; d Ann Arbor, MI, Feb 21, 1992). American choral director, composer and arranger. She studied at Western University, Kansas (graduated 1914), and Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma. After teaching in the public schools, she became the director of music at Morgan College, Baltimore, in ...

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E. Southern: Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians