Unformatted text preview: Give two examples of the non-musical changes in perception of black Americans wrought by the Jubilee Singers. What happened at Henry Ward Beecher’s church in Brooklyn on December 22, 1871? Was their success in Brooklyn unanimous in the New York press? Summarize the Jubilee Singers’ relationship with England’s Queen Victoria. While the Jubilee Singers had great success in the British Isles, what was happening in the U.S. and in Tennessee? Whose participation in the Singers’ European tour eventually led to the dissolution of the group? Where were the Singers when the decision was made to end the tours? Did all the Jubilee Singers return to live in the United States? What word did Cravath call Ella Shepherd that so wounded her spirit in Germany? Is there still a Fisk University? A group called the Jubilee Singers?...
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- Spring '08
- Music, British Isles, Nashville, Tennessee, Fisk University, Jubilee Singers, Fisk Singers