White Eagle in Concert Photo/Foto: HIDVL
  • Title: White Eagle in Concert
  • Holdings: video (HIDVL)
  • Duration: 01:54:42
  • Language: English
  • Date: 31 May 1991
  • Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City.
  • Type-Format: concert
  • Cast: White Eagle, tenor ; David Strickland, pianist ; Pura Fe, featured singer
  • Credits: American Indian Community House, producer ; White Eagle, creator

White Eagle in Concert

Concert by White Eagle, tenor, accompanied by David Strickland on piano. The concert includes the Rudy Martin song Are you Really There? sung as a duet with Pura Fe. White Eagle (Rosebud Sioux), was the first American Indian to sing lead roles in American musical theater and opera. He graduated from the prestigious Merola Opera Program at the San Francisco Opera and has performed with the Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Florentine Opera, Cleveland Opera, and others. Pura Fe (Tuscarora) is a singer, composer, teacher, poet, dancer, and actress. She has studied with the American Ballet Theater and Martha Graham, and has sung with the Mercer Ellington Orchestra. Fe is a founding member of Ulali, formerly known as Pura Fe, an a cappella Native women's trio that blends a variety of traditional and contemporary indigenous music of the Americas.