Ferdinando Paer (1771-1839), lithograph (1819), by Heinrich Winter (1788-1825), published in Portraite der berühmtesten Compositeurs der Tonkunst, plate 75.
Ferdinando Paer (1771-1839), engraving (1809), by Edme Quenedey (1756-1830).
Hiroshi Hamaya, 1956. Children singing in a snow cave, Niigata Prefecture
Ferdinando Paër (01/06/1771 - 03/05/1839)
Jester Hairston, an African American choral composer and actor, was born on July 9, 1901. As one of the greatest choral music directors, Hairston composed or arranged more than 300 gospel spirituals in films such as "Green Pastures" and "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon." One of the first black actors in the Screen Actors Guild, among his notable works was the song “Amen” from the Sidney Poitier film, "Lilies of the Field."