Legacy Musician Mrs. Dolores Piper Bousqueto was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and later received a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California

She became Assistant Principal at Union Avenue Elementary School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mrs. Bousqueto continued singing and acting at the Beverly Hills Academy and the Opera and Musical Comedy Workshop at UCLA while teaching.

Her professional experience includes appearances at the Ebony Showcase Theater in “Carnival Island” and The Roar of the G rease Paint, plus numerous television and supper club appearances. She was the star of C armen Jones in the Balboa Park Bowl in San Diego.

Mrs. Bousqueto received numerous scholarships and awards among which are the Gladys Turk Foundation Scholarship for Young Artists and a two year scholarship from the Musical Theatre Workshop of Los Angeles and San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association at the Music Center. The artists sang in many states in the United states, Mexico and Australia. (written in 1982)

csudh logo WhiteThe African Diaspora Sacred Music & Musicians Program (ADSMM) is an archiving, research and performance program of the California State University Dominguez Hills Music Department , implemented in partnership with the Africana Studies Department and the University Library . The program is multidimensional, and includes the Georgia and Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music, the Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir, and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians Network & Forum.

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