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The Fisk Jubilee Singers

The trailblazing choir, ca. 1871

The Fisk Jubilee Singers in London

Great Britain’s Queen Victoria was so impressed by the singers that she asked her court painter, Edmund Havel, to paint them.

Jubilee Hall

This building was constructed at Fisk University with money earned by the school’s choir.

The Swan Silvertones

The gospel group that came out of the coal mines of West Virginia

Claude Jeter

Gospel singer turned minister, 1990

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