The Abel Meeropol Centennial Concert
Version: 2003 CONCERT
Williams, Helene/Mercer, Gregory
ORIGINAL CAST RECORDS
The Abel Meeropol Centennial Concert with the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus conducted by Leonard Lehrman!
Abel was a Jewish writer and composer whose best known work, made famous by Billie Holiday, is the anti-lynching song "Strange Fruit", for which he wrote both the words and the music under the pen name Lewis Allan.
This concert is a celebration of his life's work, performed by Helene Williams (soprano), Tara Veditti (mezzo-soprano), Gregory Mercer (tenor), Gregory Rahming (baritone) and the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus.
All lyrics by Abel Meeropol.
30 Tracks total.