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William Grant Still:

Paul Laurence Dunbar's Poetry

After William Grant Still wrote his Afro-American Symphony, he found bits of poetry that he thought went with each movement. The poetry was written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African-American to become a famous writer.

Music heard in this episode:

William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony

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About William Grant Still
The Afro-American Symphony
Black Composers of Classical Music

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This Week's Quiz

Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in what Ohio City?

 Cincinnati

 Columbus

 Dayton

 Cleveland

What is the name of William Grant Still's piece that includes poetry by Dunbar?

 Get on Board

 Afro-American Symphony

 Danzas de Panama

 Motherless Child

Dunbar sold his first book of poetry himself to

 school students

 churchgoers

 people who rode his elevator

 neighbors

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

William Grant Still:

Paul Laurence Dunbar's Poetry

After William Grant Still wrote his Afro-American Symphony, he found bits of poetry that he thought went with each movement. The poetry was written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African-American to become a famous writer.

Music heard in this episode:

William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony

More shows about William Grant Still

About William Grant Still
The Afro-American Symphony
Black Composers of Classical Music

Learn more about William Grant Still

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in what Ohio City?

 Cincinnati

 Columbus

 Dayton

 Cleveland

What is the name of William Grant Still's piece that includes poetry by Dunbar?

 Get on Board

 Afro-American Symphony

 Danzas de Panama

 Motherless Child

Dunbar sold his first book of poetry himself to

 school students

 churchgoers

 people who rode his elevator

 neighbors

 

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