Riding to Town (voice and piano)

Original Listing

Paul Laurence Dunbar, Riding to Town

Biographical Information

(1915-1988) He received 3 degrees from the Eastman School of Music. He also studied at Howard University where he was appointed chairman of the music department. In 1942 he received a Rosenwald Fellowship in Composition and in 1977 he won first prize in the competition sponsored by Composers and Authors of America. He has one large work for organ, a trilogy for voice and piano, several spirituals and other art songs.