Billy Strayhorn: A Pittsburgh Icon, Part of Black History Month at the Penn Hills Library.

On February 23rd, 2023, Pittsburgh’s Penn Hills Library will host a Black History Month event to learn about the life and legacy of jazz legend and Pittsburgh icon Billy Strayhorn. Learn how this incomparable composer, arranger lyricist an pianist influence is felt in music to this day. Strayhorn family member Thelma Morris will lead the talk. Thelma is the spouse of Dr. Gregory Morris, executor of the Billy Strayhorn estate since 1967. The Penn Hills Library is located at 1037 Stotler Road in Pittsburgh, PA. Seating is limited for this event, so contact Ms. Tisa Ott to register at