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Couper, Mildred (1887 - 1974), composer, pianist

Catherine Parsons Smith

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 Buenos Aires, 10 Dec 1887; d Santa Barbara, CA, 9 Aug 1974). American composer and pianist. She studied in Karlsruhe, Paris and Rome; her teachers included Moszkowski, Cortot and Sgambati. In 1915 she went to New York where she taught at the Mannes School until 1927. She composed several works for quarter-tone piano, starting with Xanadu, written for a 1930 production of Eugene O’Neill’s play Marco Millions

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