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Clarence Cameron White

August 10th in African American History – Clarence Cameron White

August 10, 1880 Clarence Cameron White, violinist, teacher, and composer, was born in Clarkville, Tennessee. White started studying violin at the age of eight and in 1896 entered the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he was the only Black student in the orchestra. Before graduating, he left Oberlin to accept a teaching position. From 1924 […]

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