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Quincy Porter

(1897—1966)


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(b New Haven, 1897; d Bethany, Conn., 1966).

Amer. composer and violist. Taught at Cleveland Inst., 1922–8 and 1931–2. Prof. of mus., Vassar Coll., 1932–8, dean of mus. faculty, New England Cons., 1938–42, dir. 1942–6. Prof. of mus., Yale Univ., 1946–65. Works incl. 2 syms. (1934, 1964); va. conc. (1948); Concerto concertante for 2 pf. and orch. (1954); New England Episodes (1958); 10 str. qts.; and other chamber mus.

Subjects: Music.


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