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Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: May 30, 1903-January 9, 1946

Countee Cullen gained fame principally as a poet, during the Harlem Renaissance, and later taught in the New York City school system.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection manuscript music

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 355
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript and manuscript reproduction scores and parts for circa 50 works, most by African American composers, including music for voice and piano, chorus, band, or orchestra, 1902-1957, with most 1931-1945 or undated. Circa 20 composers are represented, including Margaret Bonds, H. T. Burleigh, William L. Dawson, George Gershwin, W. C. Handy, Hall Johnson, Ulysses Kay, Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roberta Russell Summers Stone, Howard Swanson, and Will H. Vodery. Vocal music...
Dates: 1902-1957, bulk 1931-1945