Undine Smith Moore (Composer)
Born: 25th August 1904, Jarratt, Virginia, United States
Died: 6th February 1989, Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Undine Eliza Anna Smith Moore the "Dean of Black Women Composers," was an American composer and professor of music in the twentieth century. Moore was originally trained as a classical pianist, but developed a compositional output of mostly vocal music—her preferred genre. Much of her work was inspired by black spirituals and folk music.