Eileen Southern

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Dr. Eileen Southern was board February 19, 1920, in Minneapolis, MN. She was the first black woman to be appointed a tenured full professor at Harvard University. Her best-known book is the preeminent historical work on Black music, The Music of Black Americans (1971). Her other work is Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians (1982). Southern passed on October 13, 2002

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6 Books by Eileen Southern