Title:

Helen Walker-Hill papers

Identifier:

BMRC.CBMR.WALKER_HILL.SURVEY

Repository:

Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago

Extent:

24.2 Linear feet

Dates:

Bulk, 1987-1998

Dates:

1987-2001

Name:

Walker-Hill, Helen, 1936-

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2011 January 6 by Andrew Steadham.

Biographical/Historical note

Helen Walker-Hill (born in 1936 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a scholar, editor and performer specializing in the music of black women composers. She has a BA degree from the University of Toledo in Ohio (1957), an MA in musicology from Smith College (1965), and a DMA in piano performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder (1981). She has written several books and articles and has edited a number of scores for publication. With her son, violinist Gregory Walker, she produced and performed on a compact disc of music by black women composers entitled Kaleidoscope: Music by African-American Women (Leonarda LE 339) issued in 1995.

Custodial History note

Gift of Helen Walker-Hill, 1995.

Subjects

INVENTORY