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Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer (1849-1908): Continually Enslaved

Blind Tom the Black Pianist Composer Continually Enslaved Blind Tom was the stage name of Thomas Greene Wiggins a blind black pianist born into slavery in Noted by many musical authorities to be a musician of amazing skill expressive playing and incr

  • Title: Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer (1849-1908): Continually Enslaved
  • Author: Geneva Handy Southall
  • ISBN: 9780810845459
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • Blind Tom was the stage name of Thomas Greene Wiggins, a blind black pianist born into slavery in 1849 Noted by many musical authorities to be a musician of amazing skill, expressive playing, and incredible memory, he was nonetheless considered by his admirers still nearer to animals than other human beings, and was exploited by a series of whites after the Civil WarBlind Tom was the stage name of Thomas Greene Wiggins, a blind black pianist born into slavery in 1849 Noted by many musical authorities to be a musician of amazing skill, expressive playing, and incredible memory, he was nonetheless considered by his admirers still nearer to animals than other human beings, and was exploited by a series of whites after the Civil War for their own financial comfort In this focused, consequential study, Geneva Southall reformulates the debate surrounding Blind Tom and expands its dimensions significantly Southall asks questions about the talents of black performers and musicians, the relationship between black culture and economic prosperity, and the personal ability of talented black musicians to weather the dual stigmatization of racism and in Blind Tom s case physical disability to produce music not just worthy of remembrance, but of importance to the tradition of American arts from which they have been excluded Originally printed in cloth in 1999

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    1. I was looking forward to reading Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer: Continually Enslaved by Geneva H. Southall. It's important that musicians of color from the 1800s are included in the Western Music History Canon. Unfortunately, I feel that this account has left a lot to be desired. It reads more as a timeline than a cohesive narrative. Southall does mention that there are not many accounts other than newspaper clippings, but one can only read newspaper announcements so long. I think this b [...]

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