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Howard Hanson

Howard Harold Hanson (October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981) was an American composer, conductor, educator, music theorist, and champion of American classical music. As director for 40 years of the Eastman School of Music, he built a high-quality school and provided opportunities for commissioning and performing American music. In 1944, he won a Pulitzer Prize for his Symphony No. 4, and received numerous other awards including the George Foster Peabody Award for Outstanding Entertainment in Music in 1946.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 28th, 1896 (Wahoo), Died February 26th, 1981 (Rochester)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-81086 12-in. 1/19/1934 'Tis an earth defiled Wilfrid Pelletier ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hanson, Howard," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100019.

Hanson, Howard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100019.

"Hanson, Howard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100019

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