The Dean Of African-American Composers Didn’t Think He’d Be Remembered: William Grant Still At 125

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Courtesy of Celeste Headlee
William Grant Still thought he would be forgotten.
That’s what his granddaughter, musician and journalist Celeste Headlee, told us when she spoke about her beloved grandfather- a composer whose lush, emotional music lends itself to the distinctly American sound of the early 20th century. Still’ …..

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