Sommer, Frederick, 1905-1999

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1905-09-07
Death 1999-01-23
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

d. January 23, 1999.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 122450088

Sommer was born in Italy, raised in Brazil and later became a naturalized American citizen. He studied landscape architecture, art and photography and was influenced by Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston. He studied music in the 1930s in Los Angeles. In addition to his musical drawings, he composed scores which were intended for performance.

From the description of [Musical drawing]. 1949. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80554080

Photographer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Sommer, Frances Sommer, and Alex Jamison : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441139

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d224d1
Ark ID:
w6d224d1
SNAC ID:
68808141

Subjects:

  • Photographers
  • Arts
  • Photography
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Music in art
  • Drawing, Abstract--History--20th century
  • Photographers--Interviews
  • Landscape architecture

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

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