Francis Johnson, 1792-1844: Chronicle of a Black Musician in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia (Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atla

Francis Johnson, 1792-1844: Chronicle of a Black Musician in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia (Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atla

By: Charles K. Jones (author)Hardback

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Nineteenth-century musician Francis Johnson, a free black Philadelphia native, lived at a fortunate confluence of musical traditions that abounded in the rich cultural life of post-Revolutionary War Philadelphia. He composed and experimented with period music, directed nearly every military unit in the City, and was the first to write for the Kent bugle.

About Author

Charles K. Jones was a leading authority on early American music, culture, and history.

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  • ISBN13: 9781611460391
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 330
  • ID: 9781611460391
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 1611460395

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