Cy Grant

Cy Grant

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cy Grant was a Guyanese actor, singer and writer who in the 1950s became the first black person to appear regularly on British television. Following service in the Royal Air Force during World War II, he worked as an actor and singer, before setting up the Drum Arts Centre in the 1970s appointed director of Concord Multicultural Festivals in the early 1980s. A published poet and author of several books, including his 2007 memoir Blackness and the Dreaming Soul, he was an Honorary Fellow of Roehampton University, a title awarded in 1997, and since 2001 a member of the Scientific and Medical Network. In 2008 he was instrumental in setting up an online archive to trace and commemorate Caribbean aircrew from World War II. A father of four children, Grant lived in Highgate, London, with his wife Dorithshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135867784
  • 9786135867787