Henry "Harry" Thacker Burleigh was an African-American classical composer, arranger, and professional baritone 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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