Bryan, Charles F.

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Dates:
Birth 1911-07-26
Death 1955-08-07

Biographical notes:

Charles Faulkner Bryan (1911-1955) was an important musician, composer, and teacher from McMinnville, Tenn. He is knnown for his many songs and for the Bell Witch Cantata. Singin' Billy, a folk opera, is the result of his collaboration with Donald Davidson, a poet and critic and longtime professor at Vanderbilt University. He taught at George Peabody College for Teachers.

From the description of Charles Faulkner Bryan Collection, 1947-1983. (Vanderbilt University Library). WorldCat record id: 228658627

Composer, musician, and teacher with part of his tenure being at Tennessee Technological University.

From the description of Charles Faulkner Bryan papers (bulk 1930-1955). (Tennessee Technical University). WorldCat record id: 50030775

Charles Faulkner Bryan was born in 1911 near McMinnville, Tenn.; graduated from Nashville Conservatory School of Music in 1934. Died in 1955.

A composer, folklore collector, performer and teacher, Bryan was especially noted for the folk themes of his classical compositions.

From the description of Charles Faulkner Bryan collection, 1892-1978, 1941-1955. (East Tennessee State University). WorldCat record id: 35123867

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Subjects:

  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Songs, English
  • Music teachers--Biography--Sources
  • Folk music
  • Composers--Biography--Sources

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)