Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946
- Existence: 1903 May 30 - 1946 January 9
- New Orleans (La.) (Place of Birth)
- New York (N.Y.) (Place of Death)
- United States (Associated Country)
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Identifier: AMN 1008
Abstract William Lawrence (1895-1981) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Merton and Sylvia Lawrence. He studied piano, organ, and voice at the Avery Institute (early 1900s), at the New England Conservatory of Music (1913-1916) and in Paris, France (1926-1931). He accompanied such well-known singers as Marian Anderson and Roland Hayes. He also taught piano and voice, composed music, and gave instrumental and vocal recitals in Europe and America. He died in 1981, and his remains rest at Trinity...