Geneva Handy Southall is Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies at the University of Minnesota.
[Southall] writes with passion and considerable knowledge of the subject. * Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association *
Blind Tom is a work of empirical research, sympathy and engagement... [it] illustrates the continuing strengths and virtues of "traditional" scholarship in the field of musicological studies. * Journal of American Studies *