Famous composer and pianist Margaret Bonds dies

April 26

On April 26, 1972, Margaret Bonds died. 

Margaret Bonds was a famous composer and pianist, most known for her collaborations with Langston Hughes. Margaret Bonds was the first African American to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 


Margaret Bonds: Composer and activist. Margaret Bonds: Composer and Activist | Georgetown University Library. (2016, August 29). Retrieved April 1, 2023, from https://library.georgetown.edu/exhibition/margaret-bonds-composer-and-activist 

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