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


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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