F.E. Miller (Flournoy Eakin Miller)

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Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Tony Award-nominee F.E. Miller, one of the seminal figures in the development of African American musical theater on Broadway, was a writer/lyricist who also was a Broadway actor and vaudeville performer as part of a duo with Aubrey Lyles. Born Flournoy Earkin Miller on April 14, 1887 in Nashville, Tennessee, he met Lyles when both were attending Fisk University. They were hired on by the first African American legitimate theatrical company, Chicago's Pekin Theater Stock Company, from 1906 to 1909. Read more...



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