Melvin Dixon

Melvin Dixon was a professor of English at Queens College in New York and was widely-praised for his works on African and African-American literature. His poem "Heartbeats" is included in the AIDS Quilt Songbook.

Photo: Melvin Dixon, cover of A Melvin Dixon Critical Reader.

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Dixon was a native of Stamford, Connecticut.  He died of complications to AIDS.  For more information about Melvin Dixon, please visit the links below.

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The 80's Miracle Diet

Composer(s): David Krakauer

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The AIDS Quilt Songbook

Composer(s): John Harbison

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