The Strange Music of “Mother King”

Mother KingComposer Dameun Strange has loved opera ever since he was a little kid. For over 25 years, he struggled to compose an opera of his own. Now Strange has teamed up with other black artists to create a new opera about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s mother — Alberta. But writing the music wasn’t easy. I reported this story for KFAI’s Minneculture.

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