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Dorothy Maynor and the Harlem School of the Arts

William Forrest Rogers

Dorothy Maynor and the Harlem School of the Arts

the diva and the dream

by William Forrest Rogers

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Maynor, Dorothy.,
    • Harlem School of the Arts.,
    • Sopranos (Singers) -- United States -- Biography.,
    • African American singers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam F. Rogers, Jr.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.M3374 R6 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1421997M
      ISBN 100773493778
      LC Control Number93032243

      About Harlem School of the Arts. Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center, stands uniquely apart as the sole provider of arts education in four disciplines: music, dance, theatre, art & design. The School’s reputation for artistic rigor and excellence attracts students of diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.   Soprano Willsonia Boyer pays homage to a distinguished forebear, African-American opera and concert vocalist Dorothy Maynor, founder of the Harlem School of the Arts.


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1 Mrs. Lettie C. Madison, interview by William F. Rogers, Jr., in Dorothy Maynor and the Harlem School of the Arts: The Diva and the Dream (Lewison, NY: The Edwin Mellon Press, ), 1.

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