Posted on 29 February 2012.
George Polgreen Bridgetower was a talented African violin Prodigy. Bridgetower was born in Biala, Poland on February 29, 1780.
He was one of the most celebrated black musicians in Europe during the eighteenth and early nineteenth Century.
His father, the African Prince was married to a German woman who is named in English documents as Mary Ann ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black History, Black People in Europe
Posted on 09 December 2011.
Dancing On The Edge is an explosive new drama series for BBC Two set in the early 1930s following a black jazz band in London during times of extraordinary change.
Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Stephen Poliakoff (The Lost Prince, Shooting The Past), the five-part series follows the Louis Lester Band as they find fame amongst the parties and performances ...
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Posted on 05 May 2011.
Samuel Coleridge Taylor, not to be mistaken with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was, at the turn of the last Century one of Britain's most outstanding Composers. Samuel Coleridge Taylor, not to be mistaken with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the writer, is today almost completely forgotten. However, he was, at the turn of the Century one of Britain's ...
Posted in African History, Black Britain, Black History, Black History Month UK
Posted on 02 September 2010.
Evon Brennan is a singer songwriter from Donegal in Ireland. Now living in London, Evon has firmly established herself on the live circuit. A unique voice...inspired by her many experiences. None more so than being Black and Irish and raised in a rural setting in Ireland. Her Mother was a Dublin girl.Her Father a ...
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