And they Lynched him on a Tree

William Grant Still

And they Lynched him on a Tree

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William Grant Still came to be known as the "Dean of American Negro Composers." He was also proud of his Irish and Native American heritages, and is now remembered simply as one of America's most significant composers. This dramatic chorus to a text by Katherine Garrison Chapin is one of the most bitter and moving of h... read more

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