Katherine Litz collection ca. 1945-1952
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Katherine Litz, modern dancer, teacher and choreographer, was born on July 26 1912 in Denver, Colorado. She studied dance with Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. She performed with the Humphrey-Weidman Concert Company and with Agnes DeMille. During the 1940s she danced in Broadway musicals and choreographed a section of "Ballet Ballads." Litz worked with Al Carmines on several productions at Judson Memorial Church in New York, and presented programs of her own works i...
Composer Morton Feldman (1926-1987) was best known for his association with the New York School of experimentalist musicians, including composers John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle Brown, and pianist David Tudor. In addition to composing approximately 150 works, Feldman also wrote more than three dozen articles about various aspects of music and art. Feldman was a member of the music department faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1972-1987. During those years he served...
Born 1914. Composer and entertainer at the piano. Died of cancer on April 17, 2000 at age 86. He was born of American parents in Vienna, and resided in Manhattan. He composed music for a number of shows that were produced in New York and London, including ''All in Fun'' (1940), ''Carib Song'' (1945), the series entitled ''New Faces'' produced by Leonard Sillman in the 1930's and 1940's, and ''Small Wonder'' (1948). His song ''Love and I'' was on Your Hit Parade for ten weeks; ''That Man and Woma...
Marion Eugenie Bauer was born in Walla Walla, Washington on Aug. 15, 1882. She taught at New York University, 1926-1951, and was affiliated with the Juilliard School of Music, 1940-1955. She was a founding member of the American Music Guild, the Society of American Women Composers, and the American Composers Alliance. Initially she wrote songs and music for piano solos, but later she branched out and wrote orchestral and chamber music. She died in South Hadley, Massachusetts Aug. 9, 1955. ...
Composer and teacher at Black Mountain College (1951-1952). From the description of Lou Harrison papers, 1946-1971. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418179 Composed 1940. First performance Oakland, California, 18 July 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Canticle / Lou Harrison. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52199133 American composer. From the description of Interview conduc...
Louis Horst was born to Conrad and Leva Horst on the twelfth of January, 1884, in Kansas City, Missouri. Horst began to study piano at an early age. He became a professional accompanist, playing for silent films, stock theater companies, Broadway rehearsals, and later for many of the modern dance personalities of the thirties and forties. In 1915, Horst joined the Denishawn Company as accompanist; his wife, Betty, was a member of the company. He remained with Denishawn u...