Hazel Scott: A Woman, a Piano, and a Commitment to Justice Susan Engle

Hazel Scott: A Woman, a Piano, and a Commitment to Justice

Author: Susan Engle
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Book Title
Hazel Scott: A Woman, a Piano, and a Commitment to Justice
Author
Susan Engle
ISBN
9781618511942
Hazel Scott was a champion for civil and women's rights. Born in Trinidad in 1920, she moved with her family to the United States in 1924. She was a musical wonder-- studying and performing on the piano from the time she was a child. She became an accomplished singer as well, and appeared in Broadway musicals, films, and recorded her own albums. She also made headlines by standing up for the rights of women and African Americans, and she refused to play for segregated audiences. When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the March on Washington, Hazel led a march in Paris, where she was living, in front of the American Embassy. She learned about the Bah ' Faith from Dizzy Gillespie and became a Bah ' on December 1, 1968. She passed away in 1981. We invite you to learn more about this "Change Maker" and the enduring impact she had on race relations through her performing arts.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Susan EnglePublisher: Bellwood PressPublished: 06/01/2021ISBN: 9781618511942Pages: 192
Hazel Scott was a champion for civil and women's rights. Born in Trinidad in 1920, she moved with her family to the United States in 1924. She was a musical wonder-- studying and performing on the piano from the time she was a child. She became an accomplished singer as well, and appeared in Broadway musicals, films, and recorded her own albums. She also made headlines by standing up for the rights of women and African Americans, and she refused to play for segregated audiences. When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the March on Washington, Hazel led a march in Paris, where she was living, in front of the American Embassy. She learned about the Bah ' Faith from Dizzy Gillespie and became a Bah ' on December 1, 1968. She passed away in 1981. We invite you to learn more about this "Change Maker" and the enduring impact she had on race relations through her performing arts.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Susan Engle
Publisher: Bellwood Press
Published: 06/01/2021
ISBN: 9781618511942
Pages: 192
Hazel Scott was a champion for civil and women's rights. Born in Trinidad in 1920, she moved with her family to the United States in 1924. She was a musical wonder-- studying and performing on the piano from the time she was a child. She became an accomplished singer as well, and appeared in Broadway musicals, films, and recorded her own albums. She also made headlines by standing up for the rights of women and African Americans, and she refused to play for segregated audiences. When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the March on Washington, Hazel led a march in Paris, where she was living, in front of the American Embassy. She learned about the Bah ' Faith from Dizzy Gillespie and became a Bah ' on December 1, 1968. She passed away in 1981. We invite you to learn more about this "Change Maker" and the enduring impact she had on race relations through her performing arts.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Susan Engle
Publisher: Bellwood Press
Published: 06/01/2021
ISBN: 9781618511942
Pages: 192