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Bobby Short
September 15, 1924 - March 21, 2005
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities, even though I was already living as they did - as black performers in a white world.


But life is tough and if you're creative, it's tougher.


If you try to do that in pop music - to play only rare show tunes, for example - people don't come.


Even in today's opera world, the position of the black tenor is problematic.


Once in a while, I try to sneak in something less known anyway.


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