Mississippi: A Thread Through Time

William Grant Still

Special | 1m | Video has closed captioning.

On this week in 1949, the New York City Opera premiered "Troubled Island" by the composer and Woodville, Mississippi native William Grant Still. This marked the first time a major American opera company had ever presented the work of an African-American composer.

Aired: 03/25/17

Rating: NR

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Mississippi: A Thread Through Time is a local public television program presented by MPB.