Mark Fax received his B.M. from Syracuse University (1933), the M.M. from Eastman School of Music, and attended New York University. He taught at Howard University and served as Chairman of the music department. Fax wrote choral and symphonic works, songs, piano and organ pieces, and operas. Among his compositions are: A Christmas Miracle, Til Victory Is Won, Toccatina, Three Pieces For Piano, and Only Dreams.
Source: Perkins Holly, Ellistine. Biographies of Black Composers and Songwriters; A Supplementary Textbook. Iowa:Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1990.