Reader recommendation: Playing on All the Keys
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Playing on All the Keys by Joan Horn, follows the most interesting life of Walter F. Anderson, the first black professor at Antioch College. Hired in 1946, Anderson was a formative professor and lifelong friend of Corretta Scott King. Oberlin graduate, noteable pianist, organist and composer, he was to meet the Pope and Eleanor Roosevelt, cappng his career as chair of the Music Committee at the NEA.