As an organist, church musician, and educator, Clifford Demarest (1874-1946) was a prominent figure in New York during the first half of the twentieth century. However, prior to this thesis, Demarest's place within the history of American music, like that of many of his contemporaries, was all but neglected. This research reveals Clifford Demarest as an influential figure in American musical history from around 1900 to his retirement in 1937.
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- American History
- American Music
- Harlem Renaissance
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- New Jersey
- New York
- Composers--United States--Biography.
- Human rights workers--United States--Biography.
- Human rights workers
- Music teachers--United States--Biography.
- Organists--United States--Biography.
- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-131)Note typebibliography
- Includes discography (p. 138-141)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Music