Burleigh Scratching the Surface

As we wrap up a month of research, it feels fitting to reflect on the things I’ve learned over the past few weeks. When I was writing the prose for the introduction of our project page and the “Mapping H.T. Burleigh” section, I found myself trying to grapple with the...

Research Across the Sea: Finding Burleigh Abroad

The most recent challenge that has popped up in my Burleigh research is tracking down places where his compositions were performed abroad. Over the past week, I have been focusing on rounding out my Paul Robeson and Roland Hayes research, trying to fill in gaps of...

Down the Rabbit-Hole, Don’t Stop Digging

In an attempt to better understand the life and impact of HT Burleigh, my group has decided to look at his influence through the lives of three of his most notable mentees and contemporaries: Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, and Roland Hayes. Each of these influential...