Thomas Andrew Dorsey: The Father of Black Gospel Music

Early Life | His Legacy | Important Songs | Music Experience | Religious Experience | Works Cited 

Thomas Andrew Dorsey was a prominent musician in the African American Gospel community. Dorsey started his music career as a blues artist but through a series of misfortunes, found his way back to the church and began writing more sacred music again. On this webpage, we will look at Dorsey and his life and the impact he made on Gospel music.

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