Howard Hanson

Born 28 October 1896. Died 26 February 1981
Howard Hanson
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1896-10-28
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Howard Hanson

Howard Hanson Biography (Wikipedia)

Howard Harold Hanson (October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981) was an American composer, conductor, educator, music theorist, and champion of American classical music. As director for 40 years of the Eastman School of Music, he built a high-quality school and provided opportunities for commissioning and performing American music. In 1944, he won a Pulitzer Prize for his Symphony No. 4, and received numerous other awards including the George Foster Peabody Award for Outstanding Entertainment in Music in 1946.

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