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Scott-Heron, Gil, 1949-2011

LC control no.n 50003969
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LC classificationML420.S433 Biography in music
Personal name headingScott-Heron, Gil, 1949-2011
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Variant(s)Heron, Gil Scott-, 1949-2011
Scott-Heron, Gilbert, 1949-2011
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date19490401
Death date20110527
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationEthical Culture Fieldston School Johns Hopkins University Federal City College
Amnesia Express (Musical group)
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Jazz singers Lyricists College teachers
Found inThe vulture, 1970.
New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Scott-Heron, Gil; b. Apr. 1, 1949, Chicago; singer and songwriter)
The vulture, 2010: t.p. (Gil Scott-Heron) introd. (master's degree from Johns Hopkins Univ.)
Wikipedia, May 31, 2011 (Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron; b. April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Ill.; d. May 27, 2011 in New York City; an American poet, musician, and author known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and 80s)
African American National Biography, accessed September 12, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Scott-Heron, Gil; jazz musician, jazz singer, songwriter; born 01 April 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; scholarship to the Ethical Culture Fieldston School; attended Lincoln University, English major; won Lincoln University's Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award (1968); earned MA in Creative Writing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; taught creative writing at Federal City College, Washington, D.C. (1972-1976); formed a band called Amnesia Express (1975); arrested, sentenced, went to jail (2001); Heineken USA and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presented him with the Heineken Ampt/ASCAP Recognition Award (2003); died 27 May 2011 in New York, New York, United States)
Associated languageeng