Irvin H. Buchanan

Abstract/Description: Buchanan (who died in 1938) was a respected music professor for Durham's Black community (including for noted bandleader, Frank Wright). Buchanan taught vocal and instrumental music, and listed as a piano teacher first at 1015 and later at 1109 Fayetteville Street in the Durham city directories of the 1920s. His mother, Tempie Buchanan, is buried in the Geer Street Cemetery.
Subject(s): Durham County (N.C.)
African Americans--North Carolina--Durham
Date Created: 1900s