Badger Talks Live- "The Life of William Grant Still"
Speaker: Lori Skelton
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Join WPR’s “Wisconsin Classical” and “Afternoon Classics” Host Lori Skelton to learn more about musician, conductor and composer William Grant Still. Still was the first Black musician to conduct a major American symphony orchestra, the first to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra, and the first to have an opera performed by a major opera company. He composed more than 200 works before his death in 1978.