William Grant Still

About William Grant Still

Birth Day: May 11, 1895
Birth Place: MS

William Grant Still

William Grant Still net worth and salary: William Grant Still is a Composer. William Grant Still was born in in May 11, 1895. African-American composer who became the first black man to conduct a major orchestra. Over the course of his career, he drafted and executed some 150 musical compositions.
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Occupation Composer
Age years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 11, 1895 (MS)
Birthday May 11
Town/City MS
Nationality MS

🌙 Zodiac

William Grant Still’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

William Grant Still was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

About

African-American composer who became the first black man to conduct a major orchestra. Over the course of his career, he drafted and executed some 150 musical compositions.

Before Fame

He attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he was given a scholarship.

Trivia

He obtained two Guggenheim Fellowships over the course of his career.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Woodville, Mississippi. He was married to Letitia George in 1847. They raised two children and one stepchild.

Associated With

He was once awarded an honorary doctorate from Howard University, which is where inventor Patricia Bath once studied.

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