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Cornerstones of our musical culture -Black Composers

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Joseph Boulogne, Guadalupe born violinist, fencer and masterful composer. Mozart was so impressed with him, the character of Monostatos from the Magic Flute is based on Boulogne.

Florence Price, the first black female composer to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1933.

Scott Joplin, Texas born King of Ragtime, a uniter of multiple musical genres.

Samuel Coleridge -Taylor , English Composer, Often referred to as the ” African Mahler”

George Walker ,  The first African American composer to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

Quinn Mason, 24 years Old Composer from Dallas Texas.