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.

Print This Page

About

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

Related Information

Books

A Melvin Dixon Critical Reader

By Melvin Dixon

Trouble the Water

By Melvin Dixon

Songs

Sheet Music

The 80's Miracle Diet

Composer(s): David Krakauer

Buy via Classical Vocal Reprints

The AIDS Quilt Songbook

Composer(s): John Harbison

Buy via Sheet Music Plus

Support us and help us grow

Dear friends, Thank you for helping us build a comprehensive online archive of American song. Your gift is greatly appreciated.