Former slaves who battled prejudice & oppression to sing their way into a nation’s heart.
Ella Sheppard traveled with the Jubilee Singers for eleven years as a soprano, piano accompanist and Assistant Director. Sheppard was one of four of the troupe's members to participate in all three U.S. and European tours.
Watch Chapter 1 of Jubilee Singers.
Learn about the songs sung by the Jubilee Singers. Includes lyrics and sheet music for some of the songs.