Harry Thacker Burleigh

Harry Thacker Burleigh Sheet Music

  • Born
    2nd December 1866
  • Died
    12th September 1949
  • Birthplace
    Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

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.

Title Form Instrument
4 Southland Sketches Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
From the Southland Piano piece Piano
Balm in Gilead Song Voice(s) and Piano
5 Songs of Laurence Hope Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Ain't Goin' to Study War No Mo' Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Apart Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
By an' By Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Deep River Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Don't You Weep When I'm Gone Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Go Down, Moses Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
I Don't Feel No-Ways Tired Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
I Want to be Ready Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
John's Gone Down on de Island Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
My Lord, what a Mornin' Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
My Way's Cloudy Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Negro Minstrel Melodies Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
O Rocks, Don't Fall on Me Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Oh, Didn't it Rain Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano