Henry Thacker Burleigh
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1866-12-02
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Henry Thacker Burleigh

Henry Thacker Burleigh Biography (Wikipedia)

Henry Thacker "Harry" Burleigh (December 2, 1866 – September 12, 1949), a baritone, was an African-American classical composer, arranger, and professional singer. He was the first black composer to be instrumental in the development of a characteristically American music and he helped to make black music available to classically trained artists both by introducing them to the music and by arranging the music in a more classical form.

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Henry Thacker Burleigh Performances

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Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
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Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Noah Stewart
Deep River
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Deep River
Henry Thacker Burleigh
Deep River
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Deep River
Henry Thacker Burleigh
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Henry Thacker Burleigh
Deep river - spiritual, arr. for voice and orchestra
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Deep river - spiritual, arr. for voice and orchestra
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