Kermit Moore (1929-2013)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Over a long distinguished career Kermit Moore has been a cellist of outstanding acclaim, an orchestra conductor, composer, teacher, and mentor. Through these activities in classical music he has been successful in breaking down racial and social barriers. Moore was born … Read MoreKermit Moore (1929-2013)

Reri Grist (1932- )

  Image Ownership: Public Domain Reri Grist is an internationally acclaimed lyric and coloratura soprano noted for her “silvery tone, flawless technique and stupendous acting.” Beginning her singing career as Consuelo in Leonard Bernstein’s musical “West Side Story” in 1957, she introduced the song “Somewhere” … Read MoreReri Grist (1932- )

Black History Month on, 2013: Blacks in Classical Music:

Click Here For Previously Posted Annual Black History Month Projects on This page is dedicated to classical music composer Margaret Allison Bonds on the centennial of her birth. The presence and role of persons of African ancestry in what is commonly known as classical … Read MoreBlack History Month on, 2013: Blacks in Classical Music:

Charles Lucièn Lambert Sr. (1828-1896)

Charles Lucièn Lambert, Sr., also known as Lucièn Lambert, Sr., was an internationally prominent classical musician and composer, and part of the middle generation of acclaimed Lambert musical artists.  Both his father, Charles-Richard Lambert, and his son, Lucièn-Léon Guillaume Lambert, had distinguished careers in classical … Read MoreCharles Lucièn Lambert Sr. (1828-1896)