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  • 328 Lincoln Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)

Brief History

This famed jazz composer and pianist was a child prodigy who attended Lincoln School from 1919 to 1923. Ms. Williams played for Andy Kirk in the 1930s, then arranged music for Duke Ellington and others. Her major works include "Zodiac Suite" and "Mary Lou's Mass."

Condition/Architectural Notes

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) marker