Bernard Rogers


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(b NY, 1893; d Rochester, 1968). Amer. composer. Chief critic, Musical America, 1913–24. Taught at Eastman Sch. 1929–67. Works incl. operas The Warrior (1944), The Veil (1950), The Nightingale (1954); 5 syms. (1926–58); To the Fallen, orch. (1918); oratorio The Passion (1942); The Musicians of Bremen, narr., 13 instr. (1958); Variations on a Song of Mussorgsky, orch. (1960); vn. sonata (1962); 2 str. qts.; and Dirge for 2 Veterans, ch., pf. (1967).

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