CoverTitleCopyrightContentsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsChronology of Major Events in the Life of Harry T. BurleighPART I. ERIE,
PENNSYLVANIA: FOUNDATION FOR A NATIONAL CAREER1. Hamilton Waters and the Struggle for Freedom and Education2. The Family and
Community That Shaped Burleigh's Youth3. Burleigh's Music Experience and Training in EriePART II. TO NEW YORK CITY AND BEYOND4.
Burleigh at the National Conservatory of Music5. Introducing Antonin Dvorak to African American Music6. The Columbian Exposition--The
Chicago World's Fair7. The Symphony "From the New World"8. Foremost Musician and Engaged Citizen9. Burleigh's Singing Career10.
Music Mentor and Colleague11. Family Matters: Fame and Its Discontents12. Wife and Family of the "Eminent Baritone"13. St.
George's Becomes Mr. Burleigh's ChurchPART III. ART SONG COMPOSER, MUSIC EDITOR, AND PIONEER ARRANGER OF SPIRITUALS14. A Singer-Composer
Learns His Craft15. "Composer by Divine Right"16. Bringing Spirituals to the Concert Stage17. Burleigh Spirituals and the
Harlem RenaissancePART IV. BURLEIGH'S LEGACY18. The Impact of a LifeNotesIndex