Claflin, (Alan) Avery
- Colin Roust
(b Keene, NH, June 21, 1898; d Greenwich, CT, Jan 9, 1979). American composer. Claflin studied at the Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University; his principal teachers were John P. Marshall for piano and A(rchibald) T(hompson) Davison for composition. He spent two years in France during World War I, driving ambulances and volunteering with the French Red Cross. During the Harvard Glee Club’s summer ...