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Beyer, Johanna (Magdalena)locked

  • Larry Polansky
  •  and John Kennedy


(b Leipzig, July 11, 1888; d New York, Jan 9, 1944). American composer of German birth. She moved to the USA c1924, where she studied with Dane Rudhyar, Charles Seeger, Henry Cowell and Ruth Crawford. She was a close associate of Cowell's, acting as his administrative assistant during his San Quentin years. Despite prolific composition between ...

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Musical Quarterly
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