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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Thomas Wiggins

Thomas Wiggins via Wikimedia Commons

Thomas Wiggins was born blind and into slavery in Georgia in 1849. He became one of the best-known performers in the country in the late 1800s, but due to the times, the fruits of his success may or may not surprise you. Hear the story and music of Thomas Wiggins on this edition of Performance Today.

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