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Janssen, Werner (1899 - 1990), conductor, composer

Gustave Reese and Barbara A. Renton

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 1 June 1899; d Stony Brook, NY, 19 Sept 1990). American conductor and composer. He studied with Philip G. Clapp at Dartmouth College (BMus 1921, honorary DMus 1935) and with Frederick Converse, Arthur Friedheim and Chadwick at the New England Conservatory. Subsequently he was a conducting pupil of Weingartner in Basle (1920–21) and of Scherchen in Strasbourg (1921–5). He received a fellowship from the Juilliard Foundation

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Subjects: Music

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