Good Evenin' - A Real Native Southern Negro Melody
Dunbar, Paul Laurence and Will Marion Cook. GOOD EVENIN’ A REAL NATIVE SOUTHERN NEGRO MELODY by Paul Laurence Dunbar The Negro Poet and Will Marion Cook The Negro Composer. Published by Permission of the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. New York. Copyright in 1902. Music supplement of the N.Y. American and Journal, Sunday, March 22, 1903 – pages 5-8. 4 pgs. Dunbar was one of the first black poets to gain national recognition, and earned the acknowledgement as America’s premier black poet. In 1906 at the age of thirty-three he died. Will Marion Cook was a Negro composer and violinist who used folk elements in his songs. He died in 1944. BAL 4944. Not in Blockson. Very minor wear, overall in vg cond.