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Arts and Music

How much do you know about the state’s artists and musicians?


1

Which of the following songs was inspired by Fairmont native Johnnie Johnson?

2

This opera singer from Clarksburg performed at the White House in 1976 for West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.

3

This Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston) graduate received the prestigious Newbery Award for the children's book Missing May.

4

Which Raleigh County brothers helped introduce bluegrass music to Boston in the 1950s?

5

Bluefield native Maceo Pinkard composed which one of these classic songs?

6

Which classic movie was based on a novel by Moundsville native Davis Grubb?

7

This Monongalia County native was one of the 20th century's leading abstract painters and printmakers.

8

Who was the first native West Virginian elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame?

9

This Wheeling native was one of the most highly regarded saxophonists of the jazz era.

10

Which of the following songs is not an official West Virginia state song?


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