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Gayle Murchison
Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund, The (New Orleans, LA 70118-5698)

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars
Research Programs

$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2004 – 5/31/2005

William Grant Still in New York

I propose to research a book manuscript, "William Grant Still in New York." I plan to complete research initiated in 1990 and begin writing a biography of his years spent in New York. My focus is on his musical and aesthetic development as a composer shaped by both American and international modernism and by the Harlem Renaissance, which was both a movement of self-conscious culture definition and an early 20th century Civil Rights movement.