Monday, May 29, 2017

Fela Sowande, "Father of Nigerian Art Music," was a composer, organist and professor who was born in Oyo, Nigeria May 29, 1905 and died in the U.S.A. in 1987

Alan Ashton provides this photo, captioned "Fela Sowandie," from the "1946 Theatre Organ World publication"

The Nigerian organist and composer Fela Sowande, considered the Father of Nigerian Art Music by the authior Bode Omojola, Ph.D.,  was born May 29, 1905 in Oyo, Nigeria.  He died in Ravenna, Ohio, in the United States, in 1987.  His web page at is

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