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North Carolina Central University Music Professor Candace Bailey, Ph.D., has been named a fellow of the National Humanities Center.

Bailey was among 37 out of 647 applicants worldwide to be chosen for the 2019-2020 Walter Hines Page Fellowship, named for the late Cary, NC, native who was an accomplished journalist, publisher and diplomat.

Bailey, a musicologist, will use the fellowship to spend a year at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park working on her book manuscript, “Women, Music, and the Performance of Gentility in the Mid-Nineteenth Century South.”

Her research focuses on women and music in the southern United States during the nineteenth century and keyboard music in England during the seventeenth century.

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Originally published Apr. 26, 2019.