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us: Calloway, Earl


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    • Birth Date

        19261004
    • Death Date

        20140820
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Birmingham (Ala.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Black Esthetic Festival
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Philharmonic Youth Choir and Oratorio Society of Shiloh Seventh-Day Adventist Church
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Supreme African American Academy of Arts and Letters
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art criticism
          (lcsh) African American press
            (lcsh) African American arts
              (lcsh) Opera
                (lcsh) Singing
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Critics
                    (lcsh) Journalists
                      (lcsh) Tenors (Singers)
                  • Sources

                    • found: *MGO 75-2151 The Compton yearbook 1973 ed.
                    • found: Chicago tribune WWW site, Aug. 27, 2014 (Earl Calloway; b. 1926, Birmingham, Ala.; d. Aug. 20, 2014, at 87; singer who performed in operas across the country; reported on fine arts for the Chicago Defender newspaper for nearly 50 years; longtime resident of Rogers Park, he had moved to a Bronzeville nursing home several years ago; organized the annual Black Esthetic Festival, now known as Black Creativity, at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry; founded the Philharmonic Youth Choir and Oratorio Society of Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church on the South Side)
                    • found: Chicago sun-times WWW site, Aug. 27, 2014 (in obituary dated Aug. 23, 2014: Earl Calloway; born Oct. 4, 1926, in Birmingham, Ala.; d. Wednesday [Aug. 20, 2014] at 87; longtime columnist and fine arts editor for the Chicago Defender; operatic tenor who performed in Chicago and elsewhere; a founder of the Fine Arts Academy and the Philharmonic Youth Choir and Oratorio Society of Shiloh Seventh-Day Adventist Church; executive director of the Supreme African American Academy of Arts and Letters)
                  • Editorial Notes

                    • [Writer on black dance.]
                    • [Data contributed by the Dance Heritage Coalition for the New York Public Library Dance Collection.]
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1997-11-06: new
                    • 2014-08-27: revised
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