Interview with Sylvanus Zeke Turner, March 21, 2018

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

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Description

Sylvanus Zeke Turner was born in Clarke County, Georgia, and has lived in Athens his entire life, currently performing as a solo Gospel singer. In this interview, Turner shares his experience with music in Athens and popular places in the black community. He explains his role and participation in the Gospel Music Workshop of America, the Civil Rights Movement, and the difference in main styles of gospel.

Date

2018-03-21

Identifier

RBRL379AMP-079-02

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

57 minutes



Citation

Sylvanus Zeke Turner and Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, “Interview with Sylvanus Zeke Turner, March 21, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL379AMP/RBRL379AMP-079-02.