Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Ethel Llewellyn Ennis
MSA SC 3520-13599
Vocalist

Sources:


Newspaper and Journal Articles (chronological order)

“MUSIC CENTER OF LIFE: Warbling, Playing Get Girl, 17, Try on TV.” Afro-American (1893-1988), August 12, 1950. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Dawson, Jack. “‘TO MAKE IT YOU HAVE TO GIVE UP SO MUCH.’” The Sun (1837-1989), January 2, 1972. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Arnett, Earl. “Ethel Ennis’s anthem: Inauguration pomp to cleaning the ‘frig.” The Sun (1837-1989), January 22, 1973. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

“New Fame for Ethel Ennis.” The Sun (1837-1989), February 25, 1973. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Scarupa, Henry. “Ethel Ennis a riddle? Biographer thinks so.” The Sun (1837-1989), December 31, 1984. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Schoeffler, Carl. “ETHEL ENNIS: Her Own Person, Her Own Place.” The Sun (1837-1989), August 4, 1985. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Crockett, Sandra. “Baltimore’s lady of jazz; Ethel Ennis fell in love with jazz and blues in childhood. At 65, there’s nothing else she’d rather sing.” The Sun, June 14, 1998.

Lewis, John. “Pure Ethel.” Baltimore Magazine, March 2011.

Farmer, Pat. “Age hasn’t dampened the style of singer Ethel Ennis [Senior Circles].” The Sun,  April 2, 2014.


Books

Kravetz, Sallie. Ethel Ennis: The Reluctant Jazz Star. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1984.


Video

Ennis, Ethel. “Ethel Ennis: Early Singing Style.” YouTube video, 4:03, posted by “visionaryproject,” March 17, 2010.

Ennis, Ethel. “Ethel Ennis: From Playing for Church to Playing with a Group.” YouTube video, 7:41, posted by “visionaryproject,” March 17, 2010.

Ennis, Ethel. “Ethel Ennis: Meeting Husband / Interracial Marriage.” YouTube video, 8:50, posted by “visionaryproject,” March 17, 2010.

Ennis, Ethel. “Ethel Ennis: Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew.” YouTube video, 4:07, posted by “visionaryproject,” March 17, 2010.


Other

Transcript of Oral History with Lewellyn Husketh Walker. Interviewed by Megan Coe. Interview No. SAS3.14.02, Sounds & Stories: The Musical Life of Maryland’s African-American Communities, Friedheim Music Library, Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute, March 14, 2002.

Transcript of Oral History with Ethel Llewellyn Ennis. Interviewed by Elizabeth Schaaf. Interview No. SAS8.07.02, Sounds & Stories: The Musical Life of Maryland’s African-American Communities, Friedheim Music Library, Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute, August 7, 2002.

“Ethel Ennis Discography.” Discogs. Accessed August 12, 2015.


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