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 1954

Supplementary Chapter One : 1945-1954

A1 In:
Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.


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  Abramson, Robert Marvin (b. 1928)   music educator, composer
  Achron, Isidor (d. 1948)   compositore, pianista
  Alexander, Josef (b. 1907 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Allen, Creighton (b. 1900 d. 1969)   piano, composer
  Allen, Robert E. (b. 1920)   composer
  Ames, William Thayer (b. 1901)   piano, composer
  Antheil, George Johann Carl (b. 1900 d. 1959)   composer, musicisti
  Aschaffenburg, Walter (Eugene) (b. 1927 a. 1938)   composer, music educator
  Avshalomov, Jacob David (b. 1919)   composer, conductor
  Babbitt, Milton (Byron) (b. 1916)   composer
  Babin, Victor (b. 1908 d. 1972)   piano, composer
  Bacon, Ernst (b. 1898 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Ballou, Esther Williamson (b. 1915 d. 1973)   composer, piano
  Balogh, Erno (b. 1897 d. 1989)   celesta, piano
  Barber, Samuel (b. 1910 d. 1981)   baritone, composer
  Barlow, Wayne Brewster (b. 1912)   composer, teacher
  Barth, Hans (d. 1956)   piano, composer
  Bauer, Marion (b. 1887 d. 1955)   composer, teacher
  Bazelon, Irwin Allen (b. 1922)   composer, conductor
  Becker, John Joseph (b. 1886 d. 1961)   composer
  Beeson, Jack (Hamilton) (b. 1921)   composer, teacher
  Bennett, Robert Russell (b. 1894 d. 1981)   arranger, composer
  Berg, Cherney (b. 1922)   composer
  Berger, Arthur Victor (b. 1912)   composer, critic
  Bergsma, William Laurence (b. 1921)   composer, teacher
  Berkowitz, Sol (b. 1922)   cast, composer
  Berl, Paul (b. 1907 a. 1951)   composer
  Berlinski, Herman (b. 1910)   composer, organ
  Bernstein, Leonard (b. 1918 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Beversdorf, Thomas [Samuel Thomas] (b. 1924 d. 1981)   composer
  Bezanson, Philip (Thomas) (b. 1916 d. 1975)   composer, teacher
  Binder, Abraham Wolfe (b. 1895 d. 1966)   composer
  Bingham, Seth (b. 1882 d. 1972)   organ, composer
  Blitzstein, Marc (b. 1905 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Bloch, Ernest (b. 1880)   composer, compositore
  Bottje, Will Gay (b. 1925)   composer, flute
  Bowles, Paul Frederic (b. 1910)   composer, writer
  Brand, Max (b. 1896 d. 1980)   author, composer
  Brant, Henry Dreyfus (b. 1913)   composer
  Bricken, Carl Ernest (b. 1898 d. 1971)   composer, piano
  Brown, Earle (b. 1926)   composer, conductor
  Brown, Harold (b. 1909)   conductor, composer
  Brown, Merton Luther (b. 1913)   composer, piano
  Brunswick, Mark (b. 1902 d. 1971)   composer, teacher
  Bucci, Mark (b. 1924)   composer, lyricist
  Burleigh, Cecil (b. 1885 d. 1980)   composer, violin
  Burton, Eldin (b. 1913)  
  Cage, John (b. 1912 d. 1992)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Cailliet, Lucien (b. 1891 d. 1984)   clarinet, composer
  Calabro, Louis (b. 1926)   composer, percussion
  Carlin, William (b. 1927)   composer
  Carter, Elliott (Cook) (b. 1908)   composer, Komposition
  Casadesus, Robert (Marcel)   Klavier, pianista
  Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario (b. 1895)   composer, compositore
  Cazden, Norman (b. 1914 d. 1980)   composer, musicologist
  Cesana, Otto (b. 1899 d. 1980)   orchestrator, popular composer
  Chajes, Julius (b. 1910 d. 1985 a. 1950)   composer, piano
  Chanler, Theodore (Ward) (b. 1902 d. 1961)   critic, composer
  Chasins, Abram (b. 1903 d. 1987)   piano, writer
  Chou, Wen-Chung (b. 1923)   composer, teacher
  Citkowitz, Israel (b. 1909 d. 1974)   composer, teacher
  Claflin, Avery [Alan Avery] (b. 1898 d. 1979)   composer
  Clapp, Philip Greeley (b. 1888 d. 1954)   composer, teacher
  Clokey, Joseph Waddell (b. 1890 d. 1961)   organ, composer
  Cogan, Robert David (b. 1930)   composer, music educator
  Cohn, Arthur (b. 1910)   composer, author
  Cole, Ulric (b. 1905)   composer
  Cone, Edward Toner (b. 1917)   composer, theorist
  Copland, Aaron (b. 1900)   composer, Dirigent
  Cowell, Henry (Dixon) (b. 1897 d. 1965)   composer, Komposition
  Crawford Seeger, Ruth (b. 1901 d. 1953)   composer, music educator
  Creston, Paul (b. 1906 d. 1985)   composer, musicisti
  Cummins, Richard Lynn (b. 1936)   composer, organ
  Dahl, Ingolf (b. 1912 d. 1970)   composer, piano
  Dalgleish, James (b. 1928)   composer
  Daniels, Mabel Wheeler (b. 1878 d. 1971)   composer
  Dello Joio, Norman (b. 1913)   composer, piano
  Denny, William D. [William Douglas] (b. 1910 d. 1980)   composer, teacher
  Des Marais, Paul (Emile) (b. 1920)   composer, teacher
  Di Bonaventura, Sam Albert (b. 1923)   composer
  Diamond, David (Leo) (b. 1915)   composer, musicisti
  Donato, Anthony (b. 1909)   composer, violin
  Donovan, Richard Frank (b. 1891 d. 1970)   composer, organ
  Druckman, Jacob Raphael (b. 1928)   composer
  Dubensky, Arcady (b. 1890 d. 1966)   violin, composer
  Dubensky, Leo Arcady (b. 1914)   composer
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Dvorkin, Judith (b. 1930)   composer, piano
  Easton, Jack (b. 1918)   composer, lyricist
  Effinger, Cecil Stanley (b. 1914 d. 1990)   composer, oboe
  Elwell, Herbert (b. 1898 d. 1974)   composer, critic
  Engel, Lehman [A. Lehman] (b. 1910 d. 1982)   composer, librettist
  Etler, Alvin (Derald) (b. 1913 d. 1973)   composer, oboe
  Farwell, Arthur (b. 1872 d. 1952)   composer, critic
  Feldman, Morton (b. 1926 d. 1987)   composer, Komposition
  Fetler, Paul (b. 1920)   composer, music educator
  Fine, Irving Gifford (b. 1914 d. 1962)   composer, piano
  Fine, Vivian (b. 1913)   composer, piano
  Finney, Ross Lee (b. 1906)   composer
  Fitelberg, Jerzy (b. 1903 d. 1951 a. 1940)   composer
  Fitzer, John Lewis (b. 1913)   arranger, piano
  Flanagan, William (b. 1923 d. 1969)   composer, critic
  Fletcher, Grant (b. 1913)   composer, conductor
  Foss, Lukas (b. 1922 a. 1937)   composer, conductor
  Franchetti, Arnold (b. 1909)   composer
  Franco, Johan (Henri Gustave) (b. 1908 d. 1988 a. 1934)   composer
  Freed, Arnold (b. 1926)   composer, writer
  Freed, Isadore (b. 1900 d. 1960)   composer, teacher
  Fromm, Herbert (b. 1905)   composer, organ
  Fuleihan, Anis (b. 1900 d. 1970)   piano, composer
  Fuller, Donald Sanborn (b. 1919)   composer
  Gardner, Samuel (b. 1891 d. 1984)   violin, composer
  Gassmann, Remi (b. 1908)   composer, critic
  George, Earl Robert (b. 1924)   composer, critic
  Gesensway, Louis (b. 1906 d. 1976)   composer, violin
  Giannini, Vittorio (b. 1903 d. 1966)   composer
  Gideon, Miriam (b. 1906)   composer, music educator
  Gillis, Don (b. 1912 d. 1978)   piano, trumpeter
  Gilmore, Harold (b. 1916)   composer
  Glanville-Hicks, Peggy (b. 1912 d. 1990)   composer
  Goeb, Roger (b. 1914)   composer
  Goldman, Richard Franko (b. 1910 d. 1980)   bandmaster, composer
  Gould, Morton (b. 1913)   composer, conductor
  Grainger, Percy (Aldridge) (b. 1882 d. 1961)   composer, Klavier
  Grechaninov, Alexander Tikhonovich (b. 1864 d. 1956)   composer, compositore
  Green, Ray Burns (b. 1908)   composer, publisher
  Greenberg, Elliot (b. 1931)   composer
  Grofe, Ferde (b. 1892 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Gruen, John (b. 1927)   composer
  Gruen, Rudolph (b. 1900 d. 1966)   piano, composer
  Guion, David Wendell Fentress (b. 1892 d. 1981)   composer, musicisti
  Haieff, Alexei (b. 1914 a. 1931)   composer
  Haines, Edmund Thomas (b. 1914 d. 1974)   composer
  Hamm, Charles (Edward) (b. 1925)   musicologist
  Hanson, Howard (Harold) (b. 1896 d. 1981)   composer, conductor
  Harline, Leigh (b. 1907 d. 1969)   composer, vocals
  Harris, Art [Arthur Sidney] (b. 1927)   composer, piano
  Harris, Roy (b. 1898 d. 1979)   composer, musicisti
  Harrison, Lou (b. 1917)   composer, conductor
  Hart, Weldon (b. 1911 d. 1957)   composer
  Haubiel, Charles Troubridge (b. 1892 d. 1978)   piano, composer
  Haufrecht, Herbert (b. 1909)   composer
  Helfer, Walter (b. 1896 d. 1959)   composer, music educator
  Helfman, Max (b. 1901 d. 1963)   composer
  Helm, Everett (Burton) (b. 1913)   writer on music, composer
  Hemmer, Eugene (b. 1929 d. 1977)   composer
  Hendl, Walter (b. 1917)   conductor, piano
  Herrmann, Bernard (b. 1911 d. 1975)   composer, conductor
  Hill, Edward Burlingame (b. 1872 d. 1960)   composer, musician
  Hoiby, Lee (b. 1926)   composer, piano
  Hollingsworth, John Ernest (b. 1916 d. 1963)   conductor
  Hopkins, Kenyon (b. 1912)   arranger, composer
  Hovhaness, Alan (b. 1911)   composer, piano
  Howe, Mary Alberta Bruce (b. 1882 d. 1964)   composer, piano
  Hudson, Will (b. 1908 d. 1981)   arranger, composer
  Huffman, Walter Spencer (b. 1947)   piano, teacher
  Imbrie, Andrew Welsh (b. 1921)   composer, piano
  Inch, Herbert Reynolds (b. 1904 d. 1988)   composer
  James, Philip (Frederick Wright) (b. 1890 d. 1975)   composer, music director
  Johnson, Harriet (d. 1987)   critic, composer
  Johnson, Lockrem (b. 1924 d. 1977)   composer, publisher
  Jones, Charles (b. 1910)   choreographer, composer
  Jones, J. Randolph [John Randolph] (b. 1910)   composer, conductor
  Kanitz, Ernst (b. 1894 d. 1978 a. 1938)   composer
  Katz, Erich (b. 1900 d. 1973)   composer
  Kauder, Hugo (b. 1888 d. 1972)   composer, violin
  Kay, Ulysses (Simpson) (b. 1917 d. 1995)   composer
  Kechley, Gerald Raymond (b. 1919)   composer, music director
  Keller, Homer Todd (b. 1915)   composer, music educator
  Kennan, Kent Wheeler (b. 1913)   composer, teacher
  Kerr, Harrison (b. 1897 d. 1978)   composer
  Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick (b. 1915 d. 1967)   composer
  Kim, Earl (b. 1920)   composer, piano
  Kirchner, Leon (b. 1919)   composer, piano
  Kleinsinger, George (b. 1914 d. 1982)   composer, orchestrator
  Kohs, Ellis (Bonoff) (b. 1916)   composer, teacher
  Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (b. 1897 d. 1957)   arranger, composer
  Koutzen, Boris (b. 1901 d. 1966)   violin, composer
  Krenek, Ernst (b. 1900)   composer, compositeur
  Kreutz, Arthur (b. 1906 d. 1991)   composer
  Kubik, Gail (Thompson) (b. 1914 d. 1984)   composer
  Kupferman, Meyer (b. 1926)   clarinet, composer
  Kurka, Robert (Frank) (b. 1921 d. 1957)   composer
  Lahmer, Reuel (b. 1912)   composer, choir master
  Landau, Siegfried (b. 1921 a. 1940)   conductor, composer
  Langstroth, Ivan Shed (b. 1887 d. 1971)   composer
  Lava, William (b. 1911 d. 1971)   composer, arranger
  Lawner, Morris (b. 1910)   composer
  Lee, Dai-Keong (b. 1915)   composer
  Lees, Benjamin (b. 1924)   composer
  Lenel, Ludwig (b. 1914 a. 1962)   composer
  Leplin, Emanuel (b. 1917 d. 1972)   composer
  Lessard, John (Ayers) (b. 1920)   composer
  Levy, Ernst (b. 1895 d. 1981)   composer, piano
  Lewis, Edward (b. 1925)   composer
  List, Kurt (b. 1913 d. 1970)   musicologist, conductor
  Liverman, John (b. 1914)   composer
  Lockwood, Normand (b. 1906)   composer
  Lopatnikoff, Nikolai L'vovich (b. 1903 d. 1976 a. 1939)   composer, piano
  Lubin, Ernest (Viviani) (b. 1916 d. 1977)   composer, piano
  Luening, Otto (Clarence) (b. 1900)   composer, teacher
  Macero, Teo (b. 1925)   tenor sax, baritone sax
  Martino, Donald (James) (b. 1931)   composer
  Martinu, Bohuslav (Jan) (b. 1890)   composer, Komponist
  Maxfield, Richard (Vance) (b. 1927 d. 1969)   composer
  McBride, Robert (Guyn) (b. 1911)   composer, instrumentalist
  McDonald, Harl (b. 1899 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  Menasce, Jacques (b. 1905 d. 1960)   composer, musicisti
  Mennin, Peter (b. 1923 d. 1983)   composer, teacher
  Menotti, Gian Carlo (b. 1911)   composer, conductor
  Meyerowitz, Jan (b. 1913 a. 1946)   composer
  Mills, Charles (Borromeo) (b. 1914 d. 1982)   composer
  Mohaupt, Richard Ernest Edward (b. 1904 d. 1957)   composer, Klavier
  Monello, Spartaco Vindice (b. 1909)   composer
  Monod, Jacques-Louis (b. 1927)   conductor, piano
  Moore, Douglas Stuart (b. 1893 d. 1969)   composer, teacher
  Mopper, Irving (b. 1914)   composer
  Moross, Jerome (b. 1913 d. 1983)   Broadway and film composer, composer
  Morris, Harold Cecil (b. 1890 d. 1964)   composer, teacher
  Muczynski, Robert Stanley (b. 1929)   composer, piano
  Nabokov, Nicolas (b. 1903 d. 1978)   composer, musicisti
  Nagel, Robert E (b. 1924)   trumpet
  Nemiroff, Isaac (b. 1912)  
  Newlin, Dika (b. 1923)   musicologist, piano
  Nordoff, Paul (b. 1909 d. 1977)   composer, music therapist
  North, Alex (b. 1910 d. 1991)   composer, film music composer
  Nowak, Lionel (Henry) (b. 1911)   piano, composer
  Oldberg, Arne (b. 1874 d. 1962)   composer, piano
  Orlob, Harold F. (b. 1883)   composer, librettist
  Overton, Hall (b. 1920 d. 1972)   composer, piano
  Palmer, Robert (Moffat) (b. 1915)   composer, teacher
  Perle, George (b. 1915)   composer, theorist
  Perry, Julia (Amanda) (b. 1924 d. 1979)   composer, conductor
  Persichetti, Vincent (b. 1915 d. 1987)   composer, piano
  Peyton, Malcolm Cameron (b. 1932)   composer, music educator
  Phillips, Burrill (b. 1907 d. 1988)   composer, music educator
  Pinkham, Daniel (Rogers) (b. 1923)   composer, harpsichord
  Pisk, Paul Amadeus (b. 1893 d. 1990)   composer, musicologist
  Piston, Walter (Hamor) (b. 1894 d. 1976)   composer, musicisti
  Porter, Quincy [William Quincy] (b. 1897 d. 1966)   cello, composer
  Powell, John (b. 1882 d. 1963)   piano, composer
  Powers, Maxwell (b. 1911)   teacher, composer
  Pyle, Francis Johnson (b. 1901)   composer
  Raphling, Sam (b. 1910 d. 1988)   composer
  Rathaus, Karol (b. 1895 d. 1954)   composer
  Ratner, Leonard Gilbert (b. 1916)   musicologist
  Read, Gardner (b. 1913)   writer, composer
  Rice, William (b. 1921)   composer
  Riegger, Wallingford (b. 1885 d. 1961)   composer
  Rieti, Vittorio (b. 1898)   composer, compositore
  Riley, John Arthur (b. 1920)   composer, cello
  Roberts, Arthur (b. 1912)   physicist, composer
  Robinson, Earl Hawley (b. 1910 d. 1991)   songwriter, conductor
  Rochberg, George (b. 1918)   composer, Komposition
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Rogers, Bernard (b. 1893 d. 1968)   composer, teacher
  Rohe, Robert Kenneth (b. 1916)  
  Rorem, Ned (b. 1923)   composer, musicisti
  Rosen, Jerome (William) (b. 1921)   composer, clarinet
  Rosenman, Leonard (b. 1924)   composer
  Rudhyar, Dane (b. 1895 d. 1985)   composer, writer
  Saminsky, Lazare (b. 1882 d. 1959)   composer, compositore
  Sanders, Robert Levine (b. 1906 d. 1974)   composer
  Sapp, Allen Dwight (b. 1922)   composer
  Sasonkin, Manus (b. 1930)   composer, critic
  Sawyer, Elizabeth (b. 1931 a. 1969-1970)   composer, piano
  Schuller, Gunther Alexander (b. 1925)   composer, conductor
  Schuman, William (Howard) (b. 1910 d. 1992)   composer, conductor
  Seeger, Stanley (b. 1930)   composer
  Serly, Tibor (b. 1901 d. 1978)   composer, viola
  Sessions, Roger (Huntington) (b. 1896 d. 1985)   composer, piano
  Shapero, Harold (Samuel) (b. 1920)   composer, teacher
  Shapey, Ralph (b. 1921)   composer, Komposition
  Shapiro, Theodore (b. 1927)   composer
  Shepherd, Arthur (b. 1880 d. 1958)   composer, piano
  Shifrin, Seymour (b. 1926 d. 1979)   composer, Komposition
  Shulman, Alan M. (b. 1915)   cello, composer
  Siegmeister, Elie (b. 1909 d. 1991)   composer, dance arranger
  Slonimsky, Nicolas (b. 1894)   composer, Dirigent
  Smit, Leo (b. 1921)   composer, piano
  Smith, David Stanley (b. 1877 d. 1949)   conductor, composer
  Smith, Julia (Frances) (b. 1911 d. 1989)   composer, piano
  Smith, Russell (b. 1927)   cast, composer
  Snyder, Theodore (b. 1924)  
  Sokoloff, Noel (b. 1923 a. 1961)   composer
  Stalmaker, William (b. 1921)   composer
  Starer, Robert (b. 1924 a. 1947)   composer, dance arranger
  Stein, Leon (b. 1910)   composer, writer on music
  Stevens, Halsey (b. 1908 d. 1989)   composer, musicologist
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Strang, Gerald (b. 1908)   composer
  Stringfield, Lamar Edwin (b. 1897 d. 1959)   composer, flute
  Strongin, Theodore (b. 1918)   composer
  Sturm, George (b. 1930)   administrator, banjo
  Swack, Irwin (b. 1919)   composer, music educator
  Swanson, Howard (b. 1907 d. 1978)   composer
  Talma, Louise Juliette (b. 1906 a. 1922)   composer, piano
  Taylor, Deems [Joseph Deems] (b. 1885 d. 1966)   cast, composer
  Thompson, Randall (b. 1899 d. 1984)   composer, musicisti
  Thomson, Virgil (Garnett) (b. 1896 d. 1989)   composer, musicisti
  Timmens, Jim [James F.] (b. 1920)   composer
  Toch, Ernst (b. 1887 d. 1964)   composer, compositore
  Townsend, Douglas (b. 1921)   composer, musicologist
  Travis, Roy Elihu (b. 1922)   composer
  Turner, Godfrey (b. 1913 d. 1948)   composer, musicologist
  Ulehla, Ludmila (b. 1923)   music educator, composer
  Urbont, Jacques (b. 1930 a. 1972)   arranger, composer
  Ussachevsky, Vladimir (Alexis) (b. 1911 d. 1990 a. 1931)   composer
  Van Vactor, David (b. 1906)   composer, flute
  Vernon, Ashley (b. 1902 d. 1968)   composer
  Verrall, John (Weedon) (b. 1908)   composer, teacher
  Vincent, John (b. 1902 d. 1977)   composer, teacher
  Wagenaar, Bernard (b. 1894 d. 1971 a. 1920)   composer, conductor
  Wagner, Joseph Frederick (b. 1900 d. 1974)   composer
  Wald, Max (b. 1889 d. 1954)   composer
  Ward, Robert (Eugene) (b. 1917)   composer, teacher
  Weaver, Powell (b. 1890 d. 1951)   accompanist, composer
  Weber, Ben (William Jennings Bryan) (b. 1916 d. 1979)   composer, teacher
  Weigel, Eugene John (b. 1910)   composer, organ
  Weinberg, Jacob (b. 1879 d. 1956 a. 1926)   piano, composer
  Weiss, Adolph Andreas (b. 1891 d. 1971)   composer, bassoon
  White, Paul Taylor (b. 1895 d. 1973)   violin, conductor
  Wigglesworth, Frank (b. 1918)   composer
  Wilder, Alec (Lafayette Chew) (b. 1907 d. 1980)   composer, director
  Wilding-White, Raymond (b. 1922 a. 1947)   music educator, composer
  Wilkinson, Marc (b. 1929)   composer
  Wolfe, Stanley Andrew (b. 1924)   composer, teacher
  Wolpe, Stefan (b. 1902 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Woltmann, Frederick (b. 1908)   composer
  Wright, Rayburn (b. 1922)   conductor
  Yardumian, Richard (b. 1917 d. 1985)   composer
  Yoder, Paul (b. 1908 d. 1990)   composer of marches
  Zador, Eugene [Jeno] (b. 1894 d. 1977)   composer
  Zimbalist, Efrem (Alexandrovich) (b. 1889 d. 1985)   composer, violin

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