Herbert Elwell


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(b Minneapolis, 1898; d Cleveland, 1974). Amer. composer and critic. Mus. critic, Cleveland Plain Dealer 1932–65. Head of comp., Cleveland Inst. 1928–45. Teacher of comp. Oberlin Cons. from 1945. Works incl. ballet The Happy Hypocrite (1925), 2 str. qts., Lincoln: Requiem aeternam (1947), Introduction and Allegro for orch. (1942), etc.

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