Sessions, Roger (Huntington)
- Andrea Olmstead
(b Brooklyn, NY, Dec 28, 1896; d Princeton, NJ, March 16, 1985). American composer, teacher and writer on music.
Sessions was the third of four children whose parents were second cousins and came from old, but not wealthy, New England families. His maternal grandfather was an important Episcopalian bishop, and religion played a significant role in the family. The parents separated when Sessions was three, a circumstance that ‘didn't make life easier for the children’....