Women / Persons ~ P23725

Maud Cuney Hare

Alternate Names:
  • Maud Cuney
  • Maude Cuney-Hare
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 16 February 1874 - 14 February 1936
  • Activist, Civil Rights
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Daughter of notable man
  • divorced or separated
  • Educational founder, schoolmistress
  • Musician, composer
  • Performer, Musician
  • Person of Mixed Race or Ethnicity
  • Writer, Nonfiction
Note: Musicologist. Both a performer and an educator, wrote about creole music and the general history of black music. Most notable work is "Negro Musicians and their Music." Founded the Allied Arts Center in Boston. Was considered to be white-passing by many, but was proud of her black heritage and did not want to conceal it. She divorced her first husband because he forced her to identify only as Spanish-American. Early biographies indicate that she died on February 14, while newer sources suggest that she died on the 13th.
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