Black Mahler

Black Mahler

by Charles Elford
     
 

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Black Mahler dramatically brings to life the true story of all but forgotten, English composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912). Born to a white mother and black father and raised in the London suburb of Croydon, Coleridge's titanic, choral trilogy, 'Hiawatha' makes this funny, generous and modest young man a worldwide sensation - overnight. Although hailed a…  See more details below

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Black Mahler dramatically brings to life the true story of all but forgotten, English composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912). Born to a white mother and black father and raised in the London suburb of Croydon, Coleridge's titanic, choral trilogy, 'Hiawatha' makes this funny, generous and modest young man a worldwide sensation - overnight. Although hailed a cultural hero by African-Americans, Coleridge struggles against financial ruin, personal tragedy and seismic obstacles throughout his short life. Along the way, he unites a world.
This moving, human life story will haunt the memory long after the final page is turned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906210786
Publisher:
Grosvenor House Publishing Limited
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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