Blacks in Opera: An Encyclopedia of People and Companies, 1873-1993

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From Raoul Abdul to William Zane, over 500 African American performers, directors, production personnel, critics and opera companies can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For people, the entry includes musical education, repertoire, opera companies and orchestras performed with, birth and death dates, and, when appropriate, recordings and videos. For companies, the date founded, years of operation, city, and featured performers are provided. Annotated bibliographies are given for major performers and opera companies.

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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HIGHLIGHTS OF BLACK ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA
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Fred Thomas 181
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Ivan Thomas
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Fritz Vincent
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Persons by Music Occupation
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