Haitian music has been influenced by the people who lived on the island from the native before the Columbus discovered Haiti to the United States occupation. This country is rich in culture which has impacted by the Creole identity. The overview of the different kind of Haitian music by categories and subcategories from the beginning to now. The government, the religion, the social class, and population play an important role in the popularity and acceptance of certain music.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
College of Arts and Humanities
Modern Languages and Literatures
Orlando (Main) Campus
Length of Campus-only Access
St Jean, Jean Wilner S., "Panorama of Popular Haitian Music and Folklore" (2017). Honors Undergraduate Theses. 275.