WILLIAM GRANT STILL

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William Grant Still was born in Woodville, Mississippi. He was the son of two teachers, Carrie Lena Fambro Still (1872–1927) and William Grant Still (1871–1895), who was also a partner in a grocery store and performed as a local bandleader. His father William Grant Still Sr. died when his infant son was 3 months old. All are descendants of the famous 19th century abolitionist William Still.

Carrie Lena Fambro Still took her boy to Little Rock, Arkansas, where she taught high school English for 33 years. She met and married Charles B. Shepperson, who nurtured his stepson William's musical interests by taking him to operettas and buying Red Seal recordings of classical music, which the boy greatly enjoyed. The two attended a number of performances by musicians on tour. Still grew up in Little Rock, and started violin lessons at age 15. He taught himself to play the clarinet, saxophone, oboe,
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WILLIAM GRANT STILL Music For Violin And Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music For Violin And Piano
Third Stream 1971
WILLIAM GRANT STILL The Music of William Grant Still album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Music of William Grant Still
Third Stream 1972
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Afro-American Symphony / Two Arias From 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afro-American Symphony / Two Arias From "Highway 1, U.S.A." / Danse Nègre / Onaway! Awake, Beloved From "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast"
Third Stream 1974
WILLIAM GRANT STILL From The Black Belt / Darker America / Six Dances For String Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Black Belt / Darker America / Six Dances For String Orchestra
Third Stream 1974
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Sahdji / African Suite / Lyric For Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sahdji / African Suite / Lyric For Strings
Third Stream 1975
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Lenox Avenue (The Music Of William Grant Still) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lenox Avenue (The Music Of William Grant Still)
Third Stream 1991
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still (Denver Oldham, piano) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still (Denver Oldham, piano)
Third Stream 1991
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Symphony 2 / Negro Folk Symphony / Harlem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Symphony 2 / Negro Folk Symphony / Harlem
Third Stream 1993
WILLIAM GRANT STILL William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American) / Duke Ellington: Suite From 0.00 | 0 ratings
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American) / Duke Ellington: Suite From "The River" (Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi)
Third Stream 1993
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Skyward My People Rose: Music of William Grant Still album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Skyward My People Rose: Music of William Grant Still
Third Stream 2004
WILLIAM GRANT STILL In Memoriam; Africa; Symphony No. 1, 'Afro-American' (Fort Smith Symphony/John Jeter) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Memoriam; Africa; Symphony No. 1, 'Afro-American' (Fort Smith Symphony/John Jeter)
Third Stream 2005
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Music of William Grant Still (Centaur) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music of William Grant Still (Centaur)
Third Stream 2005
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Piano Music: Africa • Seven Traceries • A Deserted Plantation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Music: Africa • Seven Traceries • A Deserted Plantation
Third Stream 2005
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 / Poem for Orchestra [ Fort Smith Symphony / John Jeter ] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 / Poem for Orchestra [ Fort Smith Symphony / John Jeter ]
Third Stream 2009
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3 / Wood Notes ( Fort Smith Symphony / John Jeter ) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3 / Wood Notes ( Fort Smith Symphony / John Jeter )
Third Stream 2011

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