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Why are there so few blacks in symphony orchestras today?
Boston Globe (1960-1985) - Boston, Mass.
Author: Kaye, Evelyn
Date: May 15, 1977
Start Page: K22
Pages: 6
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Twenty years ago, in 1957, the Boston Symphony Orchestra made history by hiring Ortiz Walton. He was the first black member of a major symphony orchestra since orchestras began 133 years ago. Walton left in 1963.

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