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Published May 01, 2013, 12:00 AM

Everett McCorvey, the professor of voice and director of opera at the University of Kentucky in Lexington


“The spirituals are really the mother music,” says Everett McCorvey, the professor of voice and director of opera at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. “Spirituals started many genres of American music. The first music born in this country was the spiritual.” Special to The Forum


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