harlem renaissance centennial

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Harry Lawrence Freeman was arguably the most important African-American composer of opera working during the era of the Harlem Renaissance.

Library of Congress

By the height of the Harlem Renaissance in the early 20th century, the tradition of arranging African-American spirituals for concert performance had strongly emerged.

White Studio / The New York Public Library Digital Collections

The next time you see a magpie in the sky, I hope you'll remember Four Saints in Three Acts.