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Edward M. Favor

b. Edward Addison Favour, 29 August 1856, USA, d. 10 January 1936, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Getting started in vaudeville being a light comedian, Favour also worked within a duo with Edith Sinclair (b. 1856, d. 27 November 1942, NEW YORK, NY, USA) whom he wedded around 1877. Her …

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Malcolm Goldstein

American avant-garde violinist, improviser, and composer Malcolm Goldstein continues to be exploring the sounds feasible using the violin because the early ’60s, when he, Philip Part, and Wayne Tenney founded the Firmness Roads Ensemble. Furthermore to getting commissions for his personal work from several arts councils and vocalists, additional composers …

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Elliott Schwartz

This noted composer, writer, and educator studied composition with Otto Luening and Jack port Beeson at Columbia School, piano with Thomas Richner, and theory with Howard Murphy; he gained his M.A. in 1958 and an Ed.D. in 1962. Since 1964, he continues to be the Robert K. Beckwith Teacher of …

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Carl Davis

New York-born and England-based composer/conductor Carl Davis has delivered ear-catching symphonic music for a lot more than 4 decades. His dramatic ratings have already been performed with the Royal Shakespeare Firm as well as the Country wide Theater as the parts he constructed for ballet have already been employed by …

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Mort Shuman

While either by himself, or teamed with songwriting partner Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman has authored a few of the most enduring tunes in pop music, including “Save the final Dance for me personally” and “Teen in Like.” Given birth to in Brooklyn to Jewish immigrant parents, Shuman analyzed at the …

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Dave Van Ronk

Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and local New Yorker Dave Truck Ronk inspired, aided, and promoted the professions of numerous vocalist/songwriters who all came up in the blues custom. Most notable of the numerous music artists he helped over time was Bob Dylan, whom Truck Ronk surely got to understand soon after …

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