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African American Voices

Carl Van Vechten
Wikimedia Commons
Composer William Grant Still

VPR Classical celebrates Black History Month with African American Voices, a series of 3-minute vignettes on the contributions of African American classical musicians. 

Listen all this week at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

Monday: Francis Johnson (9 a.m.); William Grant Still (1 p.m.); Florence Price (6 p.m.).
Tuesday: Marian Anderson (9 a.m.); Paul Robeson (1 p.m.); William Levi Dawson (6 p.m.).
Wednesday: George Walker (9 a.m.); Leontyne Price (1 p.m.); Porgy and Bess (6 p.m.).
Thursday: George Shirley (9 a.m.); James DePriest (1 p.m.); Simon Estes (6 p.m.).
Friday: Jessye Norman (9 a.m.); Andre Watts (1 p.m.); Moses Hogan (6 p.m.).