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Bernard Wagenaar

(1894—1971)


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(b Arnhem, 1894; d York, Maine, 1971). Dutch-born composer (Amer. cit. 1927). Went to USA 1920, joining NYPO as violinist 1921–3. Taught at Juilliard Sch. 1925–68. Works incl. 4 syms. (1926, 1931, 1935, 1949); triple conc., fl., hp., vc. (1937); Sinfonietta (1929); Song of Mourning, orch. (1944); 5 Tableaux, vc., orch. (1952); vn. conc. (1940); 4 str. qts.; vn. sonata; song-cycle, etc.

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