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Powell, John

piano, composer


born: 06 Sep 1882 Richmond, Virginia / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 06 Sep 1882 Richmond, Virginia / state, USA Source: 2,3  

died: 15 Aug 1963 Richmond, Virginia / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 15 Aug 1963 Charlottesville, Virginia / state, USA Source: 2,3  

The Music Sack has 54 items with information about John Powell:


 1996

The United States and Canada in the Twentieth Century

p. 500 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 67


 1994

Resource guide for selected composers

Part II In:
Hall, Bonlyn G.
Hedges, Bonnie
Twentieth-century composers in the Chesapeake region
A bio-bibliography and guide to library holdings
Compiled and edited by Bonnie Hedges and Bonlyn Hall
Richmond, Virginia: Chesapeake Chapter Music Library Association, 1994, 168 p.

Number of People : 14


 1994 Source: 3

Hall, Bonlyn G.
Hedges, Bonnie
Twentieth-century composers in the Chesapeake region
A bio-bibliography and guide to library holdings
Compiled and edited by Bonnie Hedges and Bonlyn Hall
Richmond, Virginia: Chesapeake Chapter Music Library Association, 1994, 168 p.

Number of People : 219

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1992

Tawa, Nicholas E.
Mainstream music of early twentieth century America
The composers, their times, and their works
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1992, 209 p.
      (Series: Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance; 28)

Number of People : 16


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1985

Johnson, Roy Hamlin
John Powell's "Sonata psychologique" and "Variations and double fugue on a theme of F.C. Hahr"
The American Music Teacher. 35 (1985/86), No. 3, S. 34-35.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Gleason, Harold
Early American music : music in America from 1620 to 1920
Bloomington, Indiana: Frangipani Press, 1981
      (Series: Music Literature Outlines: Series III)

Number of People : 129


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980 Source: 2

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Johnson, Roy Hamlin
John Powell's sonata teutonica.
The American Music Teacher. 28 (1978/79), Nr. 2, S. 34-36.
       Mit 5 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1978

Smith, Othel Wayne
John Powell's piano suites and sonatas "Noble" and "Psychologique".
A recording project
Maryland (College Park). 1978. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1976

Resch, Rita Marje
Carman, Judith E.
Gaeddert, William Kenneth
Art-song in the United States 1801-1976
An annotated bibliography
By Judith E. Carman, William K. Gaeddert, Rita M. Resch
National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc., 1976, 308 p.

Number of People : 370


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1973

Ward, Ronald David
The life and world of John Powell (1882-1963)
Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.). 1973. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1972

American Composers' Concerts and Festivals of American Music 1925-71; cumulative repertoire
Institute of American Music of the University of Rochester
Rochester, NY: 1972, 75 p.

Number of People : 97

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1971

Thomson, Virgil
Nabokov, Nicolas
American music since 1910
With an introduction by Nicolas Nabokov
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971, 204 p.
      (Series: Twentieth century composers; volume 1)

Number of People : 105


 1968

Edwards, Arthur C.
Music in the United States
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, [1968], 179 p.

Number of People : 65


 1967

Bellows, George Kent
Howard, John Tasker
A short history of music in America
By John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967, 496 p.

Number of People : 151


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1957

Spaeth, Sigmund
Music journal. 1957 annual
New York: Music Journal Inc, 1957, 176 p.

Number of People : 6

More Details : (1 Section)


 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.

Number of People : 334


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

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.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1952

Spaeth, Sigmund
Perlman, William J.
Music and dance in the south eastern states
Sigmund Spaeth, editor-in-chief
William J. Perlman, director & managing editor
New York: Bureau of Musical Research, 1952, 331 p.

Number of People : 492


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1950

Overseas section

p. 315 In:
Pine, L.G.
Who's who in music
First post-war edition (1949-50)
London: Shaw Publishing, 1950, 419 p.

Number of People : 1,023


 1947

Reis, Claire Raphael
Composers in America : biographical sketches of contemporary composers with a record of their works
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: MacMillan, 1947, 399 p.

Number of People : 331


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

Aldrigh, Richard
Concert Life in New York 1902-1923
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1941

Number of People : 1,464


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1935

McCartney, Elizabeth Myers / Mrs.
Virginia composers, giving a biographical sketch of each composer with
A list of compositions, published and unpublished, together with other interesting data
Virginia Federation of Music Clubs, 1935, 60 p.

Number of People : 48

More Details : (1 Section)


 1934

Ewen, David
Composers of Today.
A Comprehensive Biographical and Critical Guide to Modern Composers of All Nations.
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1934, 311 p.

Number of People : 196


 1934

Biographical sketches of composers

p. 257 In:
Damrosch, Walter
Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude
Mason, Daniel Gregory
Music on the air
By Hazel Gertrude Kinscella
Foreword by Dr. Walter Damrosch
Introduction by Dr. Daniel Gregory Mason
Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1934, 436 p.

Number of People : 35


 1933

Les compositeurs des plus recentes oeuvres symphoniques

Chapitre V In:
Chateau, Earl
Histoire du developpement des orchestres symphoniques aux Etats Unis
Par Earl Chateau
Strasbourg: Librairie Universitaire d'Alsace, 1933, 259 p.
       Note: These pour le Doctorat d'Universite (Mention Lettres). Presentee a la Faculte des Lettres de l'Universite de Strasbourg

Number of People : 62


 1931

Key, Pierre V.R.
Pierre Key's musical who's who
A biographical survey of contemporary musicians
Edited by Pierre V.R. Key; editor Musical Digest and ...
New York: Pierre Key, 1931, 498 p.

Number of People : 3,336

More Details : (1 Section)


 1930

Upton, William Treat
Art-song in America
A study in the development of American music
By William Treat Upton
Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1930

Number of People : 124


 1929

Spaeth, Sigmund
Who is who in music
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., 1929

Number of People : 2,425


 1921

Lambert, Alexander
The world's best music
New York: University Society, 1921

Number of People : 136


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1918

Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


 1914

Elson, Arthur
Hughes, Rupert
American composers
A study of the music of this country, and of its future, with biographies of the leading composers of the present time
Being a new revised edition of contemporary American composers
By Rupert Hughes, author of "Love Affairs of Great Musicians," etc.
With additional chapters by Arthur Elson, author of "The Modern Composers of Europe, "Woman's Work in Music," etc.
Boston: Page Company, 1914

Number of People : 158


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