Wednesday Feb 3rd, 2021
This is a story of a man and his enduring legacy. Born in Erie of humble beginnings, he became famous as a composer, arranger, editor and lecturer. He performed on stages in Erie, New York City and throughout the country as far west as Minnesota. Books have been written about him and a society was formed in 2017 to honor him, his work and to address issues of today through art. His name is Henry Thacker Burleigh.