Melvin Dixon

Melvin Dixon

1950 - 1992
Melvin Dixon was a professor of English at Queens College in New York and was widely-praised for his works on African and African-American literature.  His poem "Heartbeats" is included in the AIDS Quilt Songbook.


Dixon was a native of Stamford, Connecticut.  He died of complications to AIDS.  For more information about Melvin Dixon, please visit the links listed to the right.
Songs & Song Collections BY Dixon (entered to date)
Composers who set Dixon's TEXTS (entered to date)

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