Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940): His Life and Music (Composers of North America 14)

Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940): His Life and Music (Composers of North America 14)

By: Robert Garofalo (author)Hardback

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Born into Boston wealth, Harvard educated, and German trained (composition), Converse was considered by many to be the most important composer in America just prior to World War I. Performances of his operas by the Metropolitan and Boston Opera companies greatly stimulated acceptance of indigenous American opera.

About Author

Robert J. Garofalo is Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Programs in Instrumental Conducting at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810828438
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 266
  • ID: 9780810828438
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 081082843X

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