Harriette Davison Watkins

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Harriette Davison Watkins was a composer pianist and violinist. Her song cycle Fields of Wonder, a cycle on the poetry of Langston Hughes, was performed by The New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. She was a member of the Harlem Symphony and the Symphony of the New World, in both instances joining her husband, Julius Burton Watkins, a horn player who had extensive work in jazz on horn and trumpet.

 

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