Essays Tagged: "World's Columbian Exposition"

William Christopher Handy - the Godfather of Blues

as a cornet soloist and bandmaster with minstrel shows;one of his earislst engagements was with the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicagoin 1893.Handy also founded a music publishing house and edite ... teacher andbandmaster. In 1893, during an economic depression, he formed a quartet to perform atthe World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. For several years afterward he driftedaround the country wo ...

(14 pages) 107 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Devil in the white city by Erik Larson

ese events expired, that was it. They were out of sight, out of mind, which is what happened to the World's Columbian Exposition when its builders finally died. Larson accomplished his goal of remindi ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers