African American tenor Roland Hayes most likely from a Carl Van Vechten proof we were unable to locate this particular image to determine photographer. With : 8-page vintage sheet music. The American lyric tenor, Roland Hayes, was born in.
When he was 11 his family moved to. Where he was trained as a singer by Arthur Calhoun and at. While a student he began publicly performing touring with the Fisk Jubilee Singers. By 1916 he was arranging his own recitals and coast-to-coast tours.He made his official debut at. S Symphony Hall receiving critical acclaim.
He performed with the Philadelphia Concert Orchestra, and at the Atlanta Colored Music Festival. In 1917, he toured with the Hayes Trio which he formed with baritone William Richardson and pianist William Lawrence. Debut was in April 1920 at Aeolian Hall with pianist Lawrence Brown as his accompanist. He was awarded the Spingarn Medal in 1924 for. For artistry through interpreting Negro folk song.He is considered to be the first African American male concert artist to receive wide international acclaim as well as at home in the States. Photograph of the young singer wearing what appears to be a kimono about 8" x 9.5" matte finish and in very good condition with only slight wear. Sheet music from 1922 is 9" x 12"; very good with minor aging/wear to paper. Please see our other original vintage photographs, antique books and ephemera. Please Read the Following Terms.
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The items we offer are all original vintage / antique. The item "Antique PhotoAfrican American Tenor Roland Hayes + Negro Convict Sheet Music" is in sale since Saturday, July 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Other Antique Photographs". The seller is "bookmark6" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia.