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Celebrating the life and times of William Grant Still


January 1, 1995 – December 31, 1995
Sponsor(s): Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Artist(s): Still, William Grant

A multimedia celebration of the centenary of the birth of William Grant Still, known as the dean of African-American composers. This exhibit contains a timeline of the cultural context in which Still lived and worked as well as a narrative of his life that includes photos, letters, music scores, and sound clips of his compositions.


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.