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American composers today, a biographical and critical guide.

Author: David Ewen
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biographical information on composers in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Ewen, David, 1907-1985.
American composers today.
New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1949
(OCoLC)655062919
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ewen
OCLC Number: 599744
Notes: Includes biographies of major Latin American composers, and of European composers domiciled in the Western Hemisphere.
This vol. with the companion vol., European composers today, replaces Composers of today, originally issued in 1934.
Description: 265 pages portraits 26 cm
Contents: Joseph Achron --
Humberto Allende --
George Antheil --
Ernst Bacon --
Samuel Barber --
Samuel L.M. Barlow --
Wayne Barlow --
Hans Barth --
Bela Bartok --
Marion Bauer --
John J. Becker --
Robert Russell Bennett --
Nicolai Berezowsky --
Arthur V. Berger --
William Bergsma --
Leonard Bernstein --
Marc Blitzstein --
Ernest Bloch --
Felix Borowski --
Paul Bowles --
Gena Branscombe --
Henry Brant --
Mark Brunswick --
Cecil Burleigh --
Charles Wakefield Cadman --
John Alden Carpenter --
Elliott Carter --
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco --
Juan Jose Castro --
Norman Cazden --
Theodore Chanler --
Abram Chasins --
Carlos Chavez --
Philip Greeley Clapp --
Arthur Cohn --
Rossetter Gleason Cole --
Ulric Cole --
Edward T. Cone --
Frederick Shepherd Converse --
Aaron Copland --
Henry Cowell --
Paul Creston --
Walter Damrosch --
Mabel Daniels --
William L. Dawson --
Eric DeLamarter --
Norman Dello Joio --
David Diamon --
Richard Donovan --
Arcady Dubensky --
Vladimir Dukelsky --
Herbert Elwell --
A. Lehman Engel --
Manuel de Fall. Arthur Farwell --
Jacobo Ficher --
Arthur Foote --
Lukas Foss --
Isadore Freed --
Anis Fuleihan --
George Gershwin --
Vittorio Giannini --
Miriam Gideon --
Don Gillis --
Leopold Godowsky --
Morton Gould --
Percy Grainger --
Alexander Gretchaninoff --
Ferde Grofe --
Louis Gruenberg --
Camargo Guarnieri --
Henry Hadley --
Alexei Haieff --
Howard Hanson --
Roy Harris --
Charles Haubiel --
Herbert Haufrecht --
Walter Helfer --
James G. Heller --
Bernard Herrmann --
Edward Burlingame Hill --
Paul Hindemith --
Herbert Inch --
Charles Ives --
Frederick Jacobi --
Philip James --
Charles Jones --
Werner Josten --
Ulysses Kay --
Edgar Stillman Kelley --
George Kleinsinger --
Ellis B. Kohs --
Erich Wolfgang Korngold --
Boris Koutzen --
Fritz Kreisler --
Ernst Krenek --
Arthur Kreutz --
Gail Kubik. Felix R. Labunski --
Siegfried Landau --
Dai-keong Lee --
Ernst Levy --
Normand Lockwood --
Charles Martin Loeffler --
Nikolai Lopatnikoff --
Arthur Lourie --
Otto Luening --
Robert G. McBride --
Harl McDonald --
Quinto Maganini --
Bohuslav Martinu --
Daniel Gregory Mason --
Jacques De Menasce --
Peter Mennin --
Gian-Carlo Menotti --
Francisco Mignone --
Charles Mills --
Richard Mohaupt --
Douglas Moore --
Jerome Moross --
Harold Morris --
Nicolas Nabokov --
Paul Nordoff --
Alex North --
Leo Ornstein --
Ignace Jan Paderewski --
Robert Palmer --
Vincent Persichetti --
Burrill Phillips --
Paul A. Pisk --
Walter Piston --
Quincy Porter --
Mischa Portnoff --
John Powell --
Sergei Rachmaninoff --
Karol Rathaus --
Gardner Read --
Silvestre Revueltas --
Wallingford Riegger --
Leroy Robertson --
Earl Robinson --
Bernard Rogers --
Miklos Rozsa --
Beryl Rubinstein --
Carl Ruggles --
Carlos Salzedo --
Lazare Saminsky --
Robert L. Sanders --
Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson --
Ernest Schelling --
Arnold Schoenberg --
William Schuman --
Virginia Seay --
Roger Sessions --
Harold Shapero --
Arthur Shepherd --
Alan Shulman --
Eli Siegmeister --
Charles Sanford Skilton --
Nicolas Slonimsky --
David Stanley Smith --
Leo Sowerby --
William Grant Still --
Igor Stravinsky --
Lamar Stringfield --
Edwin J. Stringham --
George Templeton Strong --
Deems Taylor --
Randall Thompson --
Virgil Thomson --
Ernst Toch --
George Tremblay --
Burnet Tuthill --
David Van Vactor --
Edgar Varese --
Heitor Villa-Lobos --
Bernard Wagenaar --
Max Wald --
Robert E. Ward --
Powell Weaver --
Kurt Weill --
Jaromir Weinberger --
Paul White --
Emerson Whithorne --
Meredith Wilson --
Stefan Wolpe --
Frederick Woltmann.

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Biographical information on composers in the United States.

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