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 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.


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  Achron, Isidor (d. 1948)   compositore, pianista
  Achron, Joseph (b. 1886)   compositore, violin
  Ager, Milton (b. 1893 d. 1979)   composer, songwriter
  Alessandro, Victor (b. 1915 d. 1976)   conductor
  Allen, Paul Hastings (b. 1883 d. 1952)   composer
  Alter, Martha (b. 1904 d. 1976)   piano, composer
  Ames, William Thayer (b. 1901)   piano, composer
  Antheil, George Johann Carl (b. 1900 d. 1959)   composer, musicisti
  Ayres Johnson, Frederic (b. 1876 d. 1926)   composer, educator
  Bacon, Ernst (b. 1898 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Ballantine, Edward (b. 1886 d. 1971)   composer, piano
  Barber, Samuel (b. 1910 d. 1981)   baritone, composer
  Barlow, Samuel Latham Mitchell (b. 1892 d. 1982)   composer, piano
  Barlow, Wayne Brewster (b. 1912)   composer, teacher
  Barnett, David (b. 1907 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Barth, Hans (d. 1956)   piano, composer
  Bauer, Marion (b. 1887 d. 1955)   composer, teacher
  Baum, Russell (b. 1912)   composer
  Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney (b. 1867 d. 1944)   piano, composer
  Beach, John Parsons (b. 1877 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Becker, John Joseph (b. 1886 d. 1961)   composer
  Bennett, Robert Russell (b. 1894 d. 1981)   arranger, composer
  Berckmann, Evelyn (b. 1900)   composer, piano
  Berezovsky, Nicolai Tikhonovich (b. 1900 d. 1953)   composer, Komponist
  Bergsma, William Laurence (b. 1921)   composer, teacher
  Bilotti, Anton (b. 1906 d. 1963)   composer, piano
  Bingham, Seth (b. 1882 d. 1972)   organ, composer
  Blitzstein, Marc (b. 1905 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Bloch, Ernest (b. 1880)   composer, compositore
  Bonner, Eugene MacDonald (b. 1889)   composer
  Bornschein, Franz Carl (b. 1879 d. 1948)   composer, violin
  Borowski, Felix (b. 1872 d. 1956)   composer, critic
  Bowles, Paul Frederic (b. 1910)   composer, writer
  Branscombe, Gena (b. 1881 d. 1977)   music educator, composer
  Brant, Henry Dreyfus (b. 1913)   composer
  Britain, Radie (b. 1908)   composer
  Brockway, Howard (b. 1870 d. 1951)   composer, piano
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Browning, Mortimer (b. 1891 d. 1953)   composer
  Buchanan, Annabel Morris (b. 1888 d. 1983)   composer
  Burleigh, Cecil (b. 1885 d. 1980)   composer, violin
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Busch, Carl Reinholdt (b. 1862 d. 1943)   composer, conductor
  Cadman, Charles Wakefield (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, piano
  Carmichael, Hoagy [Hoagland Howard] (b. 1899 d. 1981)   composer, cornet
  Carpenter, John Alden (b. 1876 d. 1951)   composer
  Cazden, Norman (b. 1914 d. 1980)   composer, musicologist
  Cella, Theodore (b. 1897 d. 1960)   harp, composer
  Cesana, Otto (b. 1899 d. 1980)   orchestrator, popular composer
  Chadwick, George Whitefield (b. 1854 d. 1931)   composer, teacher
  Chanler, Theodore (Ward) (b. 1902 d. 1961)   critic, composer
  Chasins, Abram (b. 1903 d. 1987)   piano, writer
  Cheslock, Louis (b. 1898 d. 1981)   composer, violin
  Churchill, Frank E. (b. 1901 d. 1942)   composer
  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
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Cohn, Arthur (b. 1910)   composer, author
  Cole, Rossetter Gleason (b. 1866 d. 1952)   composer, organ
  Cole, Ulric (b. 1905)   composer
  Confrey, Zez (b. 1895 d. 1971)   composer, piano
  Converse, Frederick Shepherd (b. 1871 d. 1940)   composer, teacher
  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
  Daniels, Mabel Wheeler (b. 1878 d. 1971)   composer
  Dawson, William Levi (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  De Lamarter, Eric (b. 1880 d. 1953)   organ, composer
  Delaney, Robert (Mills) (b. 1903 d. 1956)   composer
  Denny, William D. [William Douglas] (b. 1910 d. 1980)   composer, teacher
  Dett, Robert Nathaniel (Farbiger) (b. 1882 d. 1943)   composer, teacher
  Diamond, David (Leo) (b. 1915)   composer, musicisti
  Donaldson, Walter (b. 1893 d. 1947)   composer, lyricist
  Donato, Anthony (b. 1909)   composer, violin
  Donovan, Richard Frank (b. 1891 d. 1970)   composer, organ
  Dubensky, Arcady (b. 1890 d. 1966)   violin, composer
  Duke, John Woods (b. 1899 d. 1984)   bass (instrument), composer
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Eichheim, Henry (b. 1870 d. 1942)   violin, conductor
  Elkus, Albert Israel (b. 1884 d. 1962)   teacher, composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Elwell, Herbert (b. 1898 d. 1974)   composer, critic
  Engel, Carl (b. 1883 d. 1944)   musicologist, administrator
  Eppert, Carl (b. 1882 d. 1961)   teacher, composer
  Etler, Alvin (Derald) (b. 1913 d. 1973)   composer, oboe
  Fairchild, Blair (b. 1877 d. 1933)   composer
  Farwell, Arthur (b. 1872 d. 1952)   composer, critic
  Fickenscher, Arthur (b. 1871 d. 1954)   composer, piano
  Filippi, Amadeo (b. 1900 a. 1905)   composer, conductor
  Finney, Ross Lee (b. 1906)   composer
  Fiorillo, Dante (b. 1905 d. 1970s)   composer
  Foote, Arthur William (b. 1853 d. 1937)   composer
  Foote, George (b. 1886 d. 1956)   composer
  Freed, Isadore (b. 1900 d. 1960)   composer, teacher
  Freer, Eleanor Warner Everest (b. 1864 d. 1942)   composer
  Friml, Rudolf [Charles Rudolph] (b. 1879 d. 1972)   composer, librettist
  Fuleihan, Anis (b. 1900 d. 1970)   piano, composer
  Galayikian, Florence Grandland (b. 1900 d. 1972)   piano, composer
  Ganz, Rudolph (d. 1972)   Dirigent, pianiste
  Gardner, Samuel (b. 1891 d. 1984)   violin, composer
  Gaul, Harvey Bartlett (b. 1881 d. 1945)   composer, church organist
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Giannini, Vittorio (b. 1903 d. 1966)   composer
  Gilbert, Henry Franklin Belknap (b. 1868 d. 1928)   composer
  Giorni, Aurelio (b. 1895 d. 1938)   pianiste, piano
  Gleason, Harold (b. 1892 d. 1980)   organ, musicologist
  Glick, Henrietta (a. 1931)   composer
  Godowsky, Leopold (d. 1938)   composer, Klavier
  Goldmark, Rubin (b. 1872 d. 1936)   composer, educator
  Gould, Morton (b. 1913)   composer, conductor
  Grainger, Percy (Aldridge) (b. 1882 d. 1961)   composer, Klavier
  Grant, William Parks (b. 1910)   composer, music educator
  Green, Ray Burns (b. 1908)   composer, publisher
  Griffes, Charles Tomlinson (b. 1884 d. 1920)   composer, musicisti
  Griffis, Elliot (b. 1893 d. 1967)   composer, piano
  Grofe, Ferde (b. 1892 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Gruenberg, Louis (b. 1884 d. 1964)   composer, compositore
  Guion, David Wendell Fentress (b. 1892 d. 1981)   composer, musicisti
  Hadley, Henry (Kimball) (b. 1871 d. 1937)   composer, conductor
  Hageman, Richard (b. 1882 d. 1966)   composer, conductor
  Hammond, Richard (b. 1896)   composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Hanson, Howard (Harold) (b. 1896 d. 1981)   composer, conductor
  Harling, William Frank (b. 1887 d. 1958)   composer, piano
  Harris, Roy (b. 1898 d. 1979)   composer, musicisti
  Hart, Frederic Patton (b. 1898)   composer
  Haubiel, Charles Troubridge (b. 1892 d. 1978)   piano, composer
  Heilman, William Clifford (b. 1877 d. 1946)   composer
  Helfer, Walter (b. 1896 d. 1959)   composer, music educator
  Heller, James Gutheim (b. 1892 d. 1971)   musicologist
  Henderson, Arthur (b. 1908 a. 1936)   composer
  Herrmann, Bernard (b. 1911 d. 1975)   composer, conductor
  Hier, Ethel Glenn (b. 1889 d. 1971)   composer, piano
  Hill, Billy [William J.] (b. 1899 d. 1940)   composer, danceband leader
  Hill, Edward Burlingame (b. 1872 d. 1960)   composer, musician
  Holden, David Justin (b. 1911)   composer
  Howe, Mary Alberta Bruce (b. 1882 d. 1964)   composer, piano
  Huss, Henry Holden (b. 1862 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Inch, Herbert Reynolds (b. 1904 d. 1988)   composer
  Ives, Charles Edward (b. 1874 d. 1954)   composer, Komposition
  Jacobi, Frederick (b. 1891 d. 1952)   conductor, composer
  James, Dorothy (b. 1901 d. 1982)   composer, teacher
  James, Philip (Frederick Wright) (b. 1890 d. 1975)   composer, music director
  Janssen, Werner (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Johnson, Horace (b. 1893 d. 1964)   composer, critic
  Johnson, Hunter (b. 1906)   composer, teacher
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Johnson, James Weldon (b. 1871 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Josten, Werner (Erich) (b. 1885 d. 1963)   conductor, composer
  Keenan, Gerald (b. 1906 a. 1934)   composer
  Keller, Homer Todd (b. 1915)   composer, music educator
  Kelley, Edgar Stillman (b. 1857 d. 1944)   organ, composer
  Kennan, Kent Wheeler (b. 1913)   composer, teacher
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Kinney, Gordon J. (b. 1905)   composer
  Koutzen, Boris (b. 1901 d. 1966)   violin, composer
  Kozeluch, Leopold (b. 1747)   composer, Komponist
  Kramer, Arthur Walter (b. 1890 d. 1969)   music critic, composer
  Kroeger, Alfred C. (b. 1890 a. 1925-1931)   composer
  Kubik, Gail (Thompson) (b. 1914 d. 1984)   composer
  Kurtz, Edward Frampton (b. 1881)   violin, composer
  La Violette, Wesley (b. 1894 d. 1978)   composer, music educator
  Landau, Irving (b. 1911 a. 1932-1935)   composer, orchestrator
  Lane, Eastwood (b. 1879 d. 1951)   composer
  Leidzen, Erik William Gustaf (b. 1894 d. 1962)   military musician, arranger
  Levant, Oscar (b. 1906 d. 1972)   cast, composer
  Lieurance, Thurlow Weed (b. 1878 d. 1963)   composer
  Lockwood, Normand (b. 1906)   composer
  Loeffler, Charles Martin (b. 1861 d. 1935)   composer, violin
  Loomis, Clarence (b. 1889 d. 1965)   piano, composer
  Loomis, Harvey Worthington (b. 1865 d. 1930)   composer
  Luening, Otto (Clarence) (b. 1900)   composer, teacher
  MacColl, Hugh Frederick (b. 1885)   composer
  Macdowell, Edward (Alexander) (b. 1860 d. 1908)   composer, piano
  Mackown, Marjorie Truelove (b. 1896 a. 1934-1936)   piano, composer
  Maganini, Quinto (b. 1897 d. 1974)   composer, conductor
  Mana-Zucca (b. 1885 d. 1981)   cast, composer
  Mason, Daniel Gregory (b. 1873 d. 1953)   composer, writer on music
  McBride, Robert (Guyn) (b. 1911)   composer, instrumentalist
  McCollin, Frances (b. 1892 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  McDonald, Harl (b. 1899 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  McHose, Allen Irvine (b. 1902 d. 1986)   music theorist, music educator
  McKay, George Frederick (b. 1899 d. 1970)   composer
  McKinley, Carl (b. 1895 d. 1966)   composer, organ
  McPhee, Colin (Carhart) (b. 1900 d. 1964)   composer, ethnomusicologist
  Menotti, Gian Carlo (b. 1911)   composer, conductor
  Meyer, George W. (b. 1884 d. 1959)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Moore, Douglas Stuart (b. 1893 d. 1969)   composer, teacher
  Moore, Mary Carr [Mary Louise Carr] (b. 1873 d. 1957)   composer, teacher
  Moross, Jerome (b. 1913 d. 1983)   Broadway and film composer, composer
  Morris, Harold Cecil (b. 1890 d. 1964)   composer, teacher
  Mourant, Walter Byron (b. 1910)   composer
  Naginski, Charles (b. 1909 d. 1940)   piano, composer
  Nelson, Robert Uriel (b. 1902)   musicologist, composer
  Nevin, Arthur (Finlay) (b. 1871 d. 1943)   composer, music educator
  Nordoff, Paul (b. 1909 d. 1977)   composer, music therapist
  Oldberg, Arne (b. 1874 d. 1962)   composer, piano
  Ornstein, Leo (b. 1892)   composer, piano
  Palmer, Robert (Moffat) (b. 1915)   composer, teacher
  Parker, Horatio (William) (b. 1863 d. 1919)   composer, music educator
  Phillips, Burrill (b. 1907 d. 1988)   composer, music educator
  Pimsleur, Solomon (b. 1900 d. 1962 a. 1903)   piano, composer
  Piston, Walter (Hamor) (b. 1894 d. 1976)   composer, musicisti
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Porter, Quincy [William Quincy] (b. 1897 d. 1966)   cello, composer
  Powell, John (b. 1882 d. 1963)   piano, composer
  Rainger, Ralph (b. 1901 d. 1942)   cast, composer
  Read, Gardner (b. 1913)   writer, composer
  Reed, Herbert Owen (b. 1910)   composer
  Reiser, Alois (b. 1884 d. 1977 a. 1914)   composer
  Riegger, Wallingford (b. 1885 d. 1961)   composer
  Robertson, Leroy Jasper (b. 1896 d. 1971)   composer
  Robinson, Earl Hawley (b. 1910 d. 1991)   songwriter, conductor
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Rogers, Bernard (b. 1893 d. 1968)   composer, teacher
  Romberg, Sigmund (b. 1887 d. 1951)   cast, composer
  Rome, Harold (Jacob) (b. 1908 d. 1993)   composer, incidental music
  Royce, Edward (b. 1886 d. 1963)   choreographer, composer
  Rubinstein, Beryl (d. 1952)   piano, composer
  Rudhyar, Dane (b. 1895 d. 1985)   composer, writer
  Rudin, Herman (b. 1906 a. 1932-1947)   composer
  Ruggles, Carl (Sprague) (b. 1876 d. 1971)   cast, composer
  Saar, Louis Victor (Franz) (b. 1868 d. 1937)   composer, music critic
  Salzedo, Carlos (Leon) (b. 1885 d. 1961)   harp, composer
  Saminsky, Lazare (b. 1882 d. 1959)   composer, compositore
  Sanders, Robert Levine (b. 1906 d. 1974)   composer
  Schelling, Ernest Henry (b. 1876 d. 1939)   Klavier, pianiste
  Schillinger, Joseph (Moiseyevich) (b. 1895 d. 1943)   theorist, teacher
  Schuman, William (Howard) (b. 1910 d. 1992)   composer, conductor
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Search, Frederick Preston (b. 1889 d. 1959)   cello, composer
  Serly, Tibor (b. 1901 d. 1978)   composer, viola
  Sessions, Roger (Huntington) (b. 1896 d. 1985)   composer, piano
  Shepherd, Arthur (b. 1880 d. 1958)   composer, piano
  Siegmeister, Elie (b. 1909 d. 1991)   composer, dance arranger
  Skilton, Charles Sanford (b. 1868 d. 1941)   composer, musician
  Slonimsky, Nicolas (b. 1894)   composer, Dirigent
  Smith, David Stanley (b. 1877 d. 1949)   conductor, composer
  Smith, Julia (Frances) (b. 1911 d. 1989)   composer, piano
  Soderlund, Gustave Frederic (b. 1881 d. 1972)   composer, teacher
  Sowerby, Leo (b. 1895 d. 1968)   composer, Klavier
  Spalding, Albert (b. 1888 d. 1953)   violin, Violine
  Spelman, Timothy (Mather) (b. 1891 d. 1970)   composer
  Steinert, Alexander Lang (b. 1900 d. 1982)   piano, composer
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Stoessel, Albert Frederick (b. 1894 d. 1943)   violin, conductor
  Strang, Gerald (b. 1908)   composer
  Stringfield, Lamar Edwin (b. 1897 d. 1959)   composer, flute
  Stringham, Edwin John (b. 1890 d. 1974)   music educator, composer
  Strong, George Templeton (b. 1856 d. 1948)   composer, oboe
  Strube, Gustav (b. 1867 d. 1953)   composer, conductor
  Suesse, Dana (b. 1911 d. 1987)   cast, composer
  Taylor, Deems [Joseph Deems] (b. 1885 d. 1966)   cast, composer
  Templeton, Alec Andrew (b. 1910 d. 1963)   composer, piano
  Terry, Frances (b. 1884)   piano, composer
  Thompson, Randall (b. 1899 d. 1984)   composer, musicisti
  Thomson, Virgil (Garnett) (b. 1896 d. 1989)   composer, musicisti
  Tierney, Harry (Austin) (b. 1890 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Tuthill, Burnet (Corwin) (b. 1888 d. 1982)   composer, writer on music
  Tweedy, Donald (Nichols) (b. 1890 d. 1948)   composer
  Van Vactor, David (b. 1906)   composer, flute
  Vardell, Charles Gildersleeve (b. 1893 d. 1962)   composer
  Varese, Edgard [Edgar] (Victor Achille Charles) (b. 1883 d. 1965)   composer, fire sirens
  Von Tilzer, Albert (b. 1878 d. 1956)   composer, songwriter
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Wagenaar, Bernard (b. 1894 d. 1971 a. 1920)   composer, conductor
  Wald, Max (b. 1889 d. 1954)   composer
  Warren, Harry (b. 1893 d. 1981)   songwriter
  Wayne, Mabel (b. 1898)   singer, dancer
  Weiner, Lazar (b. 1897 d. 1982)   composer, piano
  Weiss, Adolph Andreas (b. 1891 d. 1971)   composer, bassoon
  Wessel, Mark E. (b. 1894 d. 1973)   composer
  White, Clarence Cameron (b. 1880 d. 1960)   composer, violin
  White, Paul Taylor (b. 1895 d. 1973)   violin, conductor
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Whithorne, Emerson (b. 1884 d. 1958)   composer, piano
  Willman, Allan Arthur (b. 1909)   composer, piano
  Wilson, Mortimer (b. 1876 d. 1932)   conductor, composer of music for silent movies
  Woltmann, Frederick (b. 1908)   composer
  Wynn, York (a. 1938)   composer
  Yon, Pietro Alessandro (b. 1886 d. 1943)   organ, organiste de Saint-Eustache
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti
  Zimbalist, Efrem (Alexandrovich) (b. 1889 d. 1985)   composer, violin

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