Harris, Roy [LeRoy] (Ellsworth)
- Dan Stehman
(b nr Chandler, OK, Feb 12, 1898; d Santa Monica, CA, Oct 1, 1979). American composer. He was one of the most important figures in the establishment of an American symphonic music. His works reflect a broad historical and international frame of reference and, through the influence and occasional use of Anglo-American folktunes and other materials relating to the American ethos, convey a strong nationalist element as well....