Elisabeth Welch: Soft Lights and Sweet Music (Filmmakers Series no. 120)
Price: 19.95 USD
The Scarecrow Press, Inc, 2005. Softcovers. Generally fine. 152 pp. with bibliography and index. Illustrated with photographs. Biography of Elizabeth Welch (1904-2003), an important figure in the world of popular music whose career spanned seven decades. Her stage debut was in 1922 and her final professional performance in 1996. She was asscoiated with Harlem Renaissance along with such figures as Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Ether Waters and Josephine Baker, starred in Cole Porter's "Love For Sale" on Broadway and introduced such hit songs as "Stormy Weather" to both American and British audiences. Fine.