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Recital to mark 95th birthday of composer George Walker (access required)

The Eastman School of Music will celebrate the 95th birthday of composer and pianist George Theophilus Walker in a special alumnus recital April 2. Walker in 1956 was the first African-American to graduate with a doctorate from Eastman. The recital, comprised of the complete piano sonatas of Walker, will be performed by Albanian pianist Redi Llupa ...

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