Webster, Beveridge, 1908-1999

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American pianist.

Mr. Webster studied with Isidor Philipp, Nadia Boulanger, Robert Casadesus and Artur Schnabel and was the first American to win the Premier Prix award at the Paris Conservatory. He has associated with Maurice Ravel, and Igor Stravinsky. His concert repertory is diverse and wide-ranging, extending from Bach and Beethoven to twentieth century avant-garde. He is best known as a champion of modern American composers and for his interpretations of Debussy and Ravel. His career also included teaching. He taught at the New England Conservatory, the Juilliard School and the Aspen Music Festival and School. His students include Paul Jacobs, Michel Bloch, Hephzibah and Yaltah Menuhin, Thomas Schumacher, Thomas Mastroianni, and Raymond Jackson. Webster has also served on juries for numerous piano competitions, and has been the recipient of many awards.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1990. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32407736

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referencedIn Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991. The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Juilliard School. Office of the Assistant Dean. General administrative records, 1918-1967 (bulk 1946-1961). The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Webster, Beveridge, 1908-1999,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 6, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Webster, Beveridge, 1908-1999. Papers, 1916-1990. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Hour of Music records, 1945-1975 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Hour of Music, Inc. Hour of Music records, 1945-1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Macdonald Institute Easter exam results : Senior Associates, OAC Review, v.41, no.9, May 1929, p.442. University of Guelph
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associatedWith Boulanger, Nadia. person
associatedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Curzon, Clifford, 1907-1982. person
associatedWith Daniel, Oliver, person
associatedWith Diamond, David, 1915-2005. person
associatedWith Durand, Jacques, 1865-1920. person
associatedWith Eames, Emma, 1865-1952. person
associatedWith Golschmann, Vladimir, 1893-1972. person
associatedWith Hour of Music, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Hour of Music, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Juilliard School. Office of the Assistant Dean. corporateBody
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991. person
associatedWith Lhevinne, Rosina, 1880-1976. person
associatedWith Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931. person
associatedWith Mennin, Peter. person
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
associatedWith Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958. person
associatedWith Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. person
associatedWith Samaroff Stokowski, Olga, 1882-1948 person
associatedWith Schuman, William, 1910-1992. person
associatedWith Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985. person
associatedWith Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. person
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Birth 1908-05-13

Death 1999-06-30

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