Lessard, John, 1920-2003

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Composer and former composition student of Henry Cowell.

From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 17, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861429

Composed 1949. First performance New York, 29 January 1951, Little Orchestra Society, Thomas Scherman conductor. Dedicated to Mlle. Nadia Boulanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto for wind instruments / John Lessard. [1949] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52718047

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creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-2003. Concerto for wind instruments / John Lessard. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-2003,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 17, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-2003. [Songs. Selections / words by] Claire Nicolas ; [music by] John Lessard. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-2003. Concerto for winds & string orchestra / John Lessard. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-. To and fro / [J. Lessard]. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Lessard, John, 1920-2003. Perpetual motion : for harpsichord or piano / John Lessard. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. person
associatedWith Daniel, Oliver, person
associatedWith Kayaloff, Agna person
associatedWith Kayaloff, Jacques person
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991 person
associatedWith White, Claire Nicolas, 1925- person
associatedWith White, Clarie Nicolas, 1925- person
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Songs (medium voice) with piano
Harpsichord music
Piano music
Concertos (Wind ensemble)--Scores and parts
Concertos (Instrumental ensemble)--Scores
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Birth 1920-07-03

Death 2003-01-11

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