Henry Jay Lewis
On October 14, 2013 AfriClassical posted:
John Malveaux: Maestro Henry J. Lewis, born October 16, 1932, was one of the most gifted conductors to ever stand on a podium and hold a baton.
The post includes an excerpt from the obituary of Henry J. Lewis in The New York Times on January 29, 1996.
John Malveaux of
Dan Ellen Joseph, membership chair, Georgia Laster Branch of NANM shared recollections with me of Henry Lewis who broke racial barriers as a youth musician and international conductor. Dan Ellen was a percussionist who played in an award winning Jr. hIgh school orchestra with Henry Lewis and recognized his extraordinary musical gifts as a bass player. Henry Lewis was born October 16th.