Moore, Mary Carr

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Mary Louise Carr was born on Aug. 6, 1873, in Memphis, TN; she received music training principally in San Francisco, CA; studied voice with H.B. Pasmore in preparation for a career as an opera singer; studied composition with John Haraden Pratt; married Dr. John Claude Moore in 1898; founded Mary Carr Moore Manuscript Club in 1928; taught theory and composition at Olga Steeb Piano School (1926-42) and Chapman College (1928-47); received honorary Doctor of Music degree from Chapman College, 1936; composed operettas, operas, orchestral and chamber music, songs, and piano pieces; she also composed a grand opera Narcissa (1925), for which she received the David Bispham Memorial Medal in 1930; died on Jan. 11, 1957, in Ingleside, CA.

From the description of Collection of musical compositions, biographical material, and documents, 1893-1957. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39526393

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Mary Louise Carr was born on Aug. 6, 1873, in Memphis, TN; she received music training principally in San Francisco, CA; studied voice with H.B. Pasmore in preparation for a career as an opera singer; studied composition with John Haraden Pratt; married Dr. John Claude Moore in 1898; founded Mary Carr Moore Manuscript Club in 1928; taught theory and composition at Olga Steeb Piano School (1926-42) and Chapman College (1928-47); received honorary Doctor of Music degree from Chapman College, 1936; composed operettas, operas, orchestral and chamber music, songs, and piano pieces; she also composed a grand opera Narcissa (1925), for which she received the David Bispham Memorial Medal in 1930; died on Jan. 11, 1957, in Ingleside, CA.

From the guide to the Mary Carr Moore Collection, 1893-1957, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. [Saul] / Mary Carr Moore. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Autumn, op. 98, no. 14 [by] Mary Carr Moore. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Nostalgia : op. 98, no. 9 / Mary Carr Moore. University of California, Santa Cruz, UCSC
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Collection of musical compositions, biographical material, and documents, 1893-1957. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Indian idyl : Kamiakin, or, Totem vision / Mary Carr Moore. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Winter rain, op. 98, no. 15 [by] Mary Carr Moore. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf Mary Carr Moore Papers, 1911-1986 Whitman College and Northwest Archives
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Saul / music by Mary Carr Moore ; poem by Robert Browning. Baylor University Libraries, Moody Memorial Library
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Suite for strings and piano : from Browning's Saul / Mary Carr Moore. Baylor University Libraries, Moody Memorial Library
creatorOf Mary Carr Moore Collection, 1893-1957 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
creatorOf Moore, Mary Carr, 1873-1957. Easter morning, op. 101, no. 1 [by] Mary Carr Moore. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
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associatedWith Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
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Orchestral music
Piano music
Women composers
Women composers
Clarinet and piano music
Easter music
Monologues with music (Piano quintet)
Music
Music
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Birth 1873-08-06

Death 1957-01-09

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