2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African American composers.

  1. Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    approximately 17,250 items ; 134 containers ; 56 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings,...

  2. Selma Epstein collection, 1931-1987

    72 items ; 5 containers ; 2.6 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selma Epstein (1927-2014) was a concert pianist, teacher, promoter of contemporary music, and champion of 20th-century black and female composers. The collection contains contemporary music scores, many by women and African-American composers, as well as a small amount of clippings and promotional materials.