Biography Maurice Arnold, 1865-1937

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Subjects Arnold, Maurice
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Biography
Parlor and Concert Stage
Popular Songs of the Day
Progressive Era to New Era
Social Change
Songs and Music
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Maurice Arnold, 1865-1937
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-  Arnold, Maurice -- 1865-1937 -- -- composer
-  Popular Songs of the Day
-  Songs and Music
-  Parlor and Concert Stage
-  Social Change
-  Progressive Era to New Era (1900-1929)
-  Biographies
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biography
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Maurice Arnold was one of many African-American students of Antonin Dvorak during Dvorak's 1894 stay in the United States. Arnold participated in Dvorak's famous January 23, 1894, concert at the National Conservatory of Music in New York City. Arnold's four "American Plantation Dances" were performed at the conservatory and garnered him a small measure of fame. He was also the author of "Valse Elegant" for two pianos, eight hands (1893) and "Lad Who Wears the Blue" (1898).