[MUSIC]. SCOTT, Hazel (1920-1981). Autographed photograph ("Hazel Scott").

5 x 7 3/4 in. silver gelatin photograph. New York: James J. Kriegsman, n.d. (even toning, scattered surface abrasions throughout print). Photographer's credit in negative, lower right. 

Trinidadian-born jazz and classical pianist, singer, and actor Hazel Scott was a critically acclaimed performing artist and an outspoken critic of racial discrimination and segregation. She used her status as an entertainer to shine a spotlight on issues of civil rights and racial injustice and to improve the representation of Black Americans in film.

James J. Kriegsmann (1909 – 1994) was a celebrity and theatrical photographer who worked from 1929 to the early 1960s.

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $200 - $400
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