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us: Scott-Heron, Gil, 1949-2011

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    • us: Heron, Gil Scott-, 1949-2011
    • us: Scott-Heron, Gilbert, 1949-2011
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York(N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ethical Culture Fieldston School
        • Organization: (naf) Johns Hopkins University
        • Organization: (naf) Federal City College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Amnesia Express (Musical group)
    • Gender

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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Jazz musicians
          (lcsh) Jazz singers
            (lcsh) Lyricists
              (lcsh) College teachers
          • Sources

            • found: The vulture, 1970.
            • found: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Scott-Heron, Gil; b. Apr. 1, 1949, Chicago; singer and songwriter)
            • found: The vulture, 2010: t.p. (Gil Scott-Heron) introd. (master's degree from Johns Hopkins Univ.)
            • found: Wikipedia, May 31, 2011 (Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron; b. April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Ill.; d. May 27, 2011 in New York City; an American poet, musician, and author known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and 80s)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 12, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Scott-Heron, Gil; jazz musician, jazz singer, songwriter; born 01 April 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; scholarship to the Ethical Culture Fieldston School; attended Lincoln University, English major; won Lincoln University's Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award (1968); earned MA in Creative Writing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; taught creative writing at Federal City College, Washington, D.C. (1972-1976); formed a band called Amnesia Express (1975); arrested, sentenced, went to jail (2001); Heineken USA and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presented him with the Heineken Ampt/ASCAP Recognition Award (2003); died 27 May 2011 in New York, New York, United States)
          • LC Classification

            • ML420.S433
            • PS3569.C7
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-03-07: new
            • 2015-03-17: revised
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