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William Grant StillA Study in Contradictions$
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Catherine Parsons Smith

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520215429

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520215429.001.0001

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William Grant Still and Irving Schwerké

William Grant Still and Irving Schwerké

Documents from a Long-Distance Friendship

(p.235) William Grant Still and Irving Schwerké
William Grant Still

Catherine Parsons Smith

University of California Press

This chapter studies the long-distance friendship that existed between Still and Irving Schwerké. It states that Still dedicated his works to major cultural figures who helped him, and reveals that the Afro-American Symphony is dedicated to Schwerké. This chapter tries to determine who Schwerké really was, and examines a number of letters that were exchanged between him and Still.

Keywords:   Irving Schwerké, cultural figures, documents, letters

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