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Patricia J. Willard
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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington -- A Narrative History

To support research and writing of a manuscript on Duke Ellington, considering both his music and his experiences as a prominent Black American. The project director will use notes, correspondence, and taped interviews made during her 25 years of work with Ellington as the nucleus for her research.

Project fields:
African American Studies; Arts, General; Music History and Criticism

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$55,059 (approved)
$55,059 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/1980 – 2/28/1983