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Teacher, pianist, and accompanist to concert artists : oral history transcript / 1996.
BANC MSS 98/40 c; Phonotape 2889 C:1-8; BANC MSS 98/40 c
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Title:

Teacher, pianist, and accompanist to concert artists : oral history transcript / 1996

Creator/Contributor:

Allen, William Duncan, 1906-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Love, Ruth.

Creator/Contributor:

Crawford, Caroline, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Allen Duncan discusses his family background and childhood in Oregon; his studies at Oberlin and Juilliard; teaching at Howard and Fisk Universities; accompanying various singers, including Todd Duncan, Paul Robeson, Adele Addison, William Warfield, and Betty Allen; and working as a columnist for San Francisco Bay Area newspapers. He comments upon segregation in the United States as it affects Black musicians, fostering Black music and Black composers, and directing choral groups in the Bay Area.

Date:

1996 (issued)

Subject:

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Pianists -- United States -- Interviews
African American musicians -- United States -- Interviews

Note:

William Duncan Allen ; introduction by Dr. Ruth Love. Interviews conducted by Caroline Crawford in 1995. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (iv, 135 p.) : ill., facsims., ports. ; 28 cm.
8 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p34
BANC MSS 98/40 c
Phonotape 2889 C:1-8
BANC MSS 98/40 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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