Original Airdate: 5/14/1987
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports on the Madison Park High School Choir's tribute to Roland Hayes (African American classical singer), who was the first African American singer to achieve recognition on the classical stage. Kelly notes that the Roland Hayes Music Center is based at Madison Park High School. Kelly reviews Hayes's career. Kelly's report is accompanied by photos and footage of Hayes. Kelly's report includes footage from interviews with Elma Lewis (African American community leader), Robert Winfrey (Director, Roland Hayes Music Center), Anthony Walker (graduate, Roland Hayes Music Center), and Afrika Hayes (daughter of Roland Hayes) discussing Hayes's music and legacy. Kelly's report also includes footage of the choir's performance and footage from interviews with members of the choir about Hayes's legacy.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American musicians
Madison Park High School
Subject : Personal Names
Type : Genre
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