Monday, February 29, 2016

John Malveaux: Born Feb. 29 1892, Augusta Savage created 16-foot plaster sculpture "Lift Every Voice and Sing" for 1939 World's Fair; it was destroyed after Fair

Augusta Savage sculpted Lift Every Voice and Sing for the 1939 New York World's Fair.  The musical theme for the Fair was composed by William Grant Still.

John Malveaux of 

Born February 29 1892, Augusta Savage received a commission from the World's Fair and created a 16-foot plaster sculpture called Lift Every Voice and Sing which was destroyed by bulldozers at the close of the fair. See

John Malveaux

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