Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Hiawatha Overture, African Heritage Symphonic Series
- Coleridge-Taylor had a mother from England and a father who was a doctor from Sierra Leone.
- He met United States’ President Theodore Roosevelt.
- Coleridge-Taylor was a pioneer in integrating African music into his compositions.
Get to know Coleridge-Taylor in this video by Columbus Symphony Associate Principal Hornist Julia Rose!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Coleridge-Taylor’s Music