A biographical essay on the successful life of the black vocal artist, Mahalia Jackson.
# 57801 | 1,808 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Apr 17, 2005 in African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , Music Studies (Blues, Jazz) , English (General) , Music Studies (General)
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This paper presents a biographical background to the life and successes of Mahalia Jackson. The paper explains that Jackson was one of the preeminent vocal artists of her time and was responsible for fusing blues, ragtime, jazz, and gospel into her own musical style. Apart from this, the paper describes how, at a time when both women and blacks were routinely denied the right to live out their dreams, Mahalia Jackson became a successful business-owner, a famous recording artist, and a member of the Civil Rights Movement.
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