African Americans in the Performing Arts

African Americans in the Performing Arts

by Steven Otfinoski


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From Sidney Poitier and Billie Holiday to Halle Berry and Tupac Shakur, Afrrican Americans in the Performing Arts, Revised Edition profiles African-American actors, dancers, singers, musicians, composers, and choreographers from the early years of American entertainment until the present day. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in the performing arts, as well as a list of further reading. A general bibliography and subject indexes complete this fascinating title. This revised volume in the A to Z of African Americans set offers a wealth of useful information for students, general readers, and lovers of the performing arts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816078387
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: A to Z of African Americans Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

List of Entries


A-to-Z Entries 1

Bibliography and Recommended Sources 260

Entries by Area of Activity 261

Entries by Year of Birth 265

Index 267

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