Black History Spotlight

Black History Spotlight: Eva Jessye

Dr. Eva JessyeRepublished with permission from The Ann Arbor News


Black History Spotlight: Eva Jessye

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February 20, 2018

Eva Jessye was first black woman to be internationally recognized as a professional choral conductor. She was a singer, choral director, poet, author and actress. Her contributions to the arts were extraordinary; she was often referred to as the "Grand Dame" of black music in America.


 


 

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