Cause and Effect presents:

Today we listen to Robeson sing timeless protest songs and classic numbers from Hammerstein & Kern’s 1927 musical Show Boat and Gershwin’s 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. Also, performances from Marian Anderson and Roland Hayes, including German lieder and Afrian-American spirituals.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-paul-robeson-said-77742433/

Read about spirituals here: https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200197495/

https://www.historytoday.com/archive/first-performance-porgy-and-bess

    Cause and Effect    November 25th, 2023

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