Burleigh, Harry Thacker (1866–1949)

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Henry Thacker Burleigh (1866 – 1949) was an American classical composer, arranger, and professional singer known for his baritone voice. The first black composer instrumental in developing characteristically American music, Burleigh made black music available to classically trained artists both by introducing them to spirituals and by arranging spirituals in a more classical form. Wikipedia

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