- Richard Loucks
- and Graydon Beeks
(b Paris, ID, Feb 19, 1880; d Cleveland, Jan 12, 1958). American composer, conductor and teacher. At the age of 12 he was sent to the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Goetschius and Chadwick. There he became immersed in Classical music and in the crosscurrents among Wagner, Brahms, and their French contemporaries. From ...