Albert R. Lee is Associate Professor and Director of Equity, Belonging, and Student Life at the Yale School of Music, where he teaches a course on The Literary Voice of Langston Hughes in American Music. His Mondays at Beinecke presentation at 4pm on May 9 will be followed by half an hour of q&a and conversation from 4:30pm.
A native of New Haven, Lee earned his bachelor-of-music degree cum laude from the University of Connecticut, his master-of-music degree from The Juilliard School, and his doctor-of-music degree from Florida State University, where his doctoral treatise examined The Poetic Voice of Langston Hughes in American Art Song. Read more here: https://music.yale.edu/people/albert-lee
Photograph by Griffith J. Davis, ca. 1946–47. Beinecke Library, JWJ MSS26