in Oxford Music Online
November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Music Theatre; Contemporary Music. 343 words.
[Lichtman, Joseph ]
(b Brooklyn, NY, May 3, 1931; d Key West, FL, May 5, 1994). American dancer, choreographer, and director. Layton joined the dancing chorus of Oklahoma! in...
in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre
January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 108 words.
The Brooklyn‐born dancer made his debut in the chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947 and danced in several other shows before
in The Grove Dictionary of American Music
January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 310 words.
Layton joined the dancing chorus of Oklahoma! in 1947, followed by appearances as a dancer in such shows as
in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 333 words.
Stage, film, and television choreographer and director. A resourceful choreographer–director, he was often saddled
in Oxford Companion to Black British History
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1164 words.
By 1900 records and inexpensive gramophones had become part of Britain's entertainment industry. The Canada‐born black banjoists George and James Douglass Bohee had recorded wax...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3071 words.
Instrumentalists, singers, and dancers of Africa and African descent have played an important role in British social and cultural life since the eighteenth century and possibly before,...