Sunday, February 24, 2008

ASCAP: Tania León To Keynote Spain's American Embassy Event, Mar. 4-6 announces the role to be played by Tania Justina León (b. 1943) at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain, March 4-6, 2008:

Composer, conductor and educator Tania León will be the keynote speaker at the American Embassy in Madrid, Spain for the Embassy's Black History Month. The program will be organized by the Embassy in collaboration with the Museum of Americas in Madrid. León will be an Ambassador of American Culture in Spain and the audience will learn about the unique culture of the US through León's music and personal experiences. León's honors include the New York Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award, and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, ASCAP and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among others. She is Distinguished Professor of the City University of New York in addition to her composition and conducting performances.

[Tania Justina León is profiled at Her own website is:]

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