Music: Music Notes, Dec. 7, 1925

Roland Hayes, Negro tenor, sang in Carnegie Hall last week with standing room sold out and severa! hundred people on the stage. The fact that Mr. Hayes is a consummate artist has never been disputed by critics, but his artistry is not obvious. Doubtless many of the people who weep when he sings and beat their palms red afterwards cannot recognize it. But the U. S. is at present preoccupied with the music of the Negro; Tenor Hayes has been swept into popularity on this wave of interest, and by paradox, his fame...

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