Ernst Bacon

Ernst Bacon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ernst Lechler Bacon (May 26, 1898 - March 16, 1990) was an American composer, pianist, and conductor. A prolific author, Bacon composed over 250 songs over his career. He was awarded three Guggenheim Fellowships and a Pulitzer Scholarship in 1932 for his Second Symphony. Ernst Bacon was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 26, 1898 to Maria von Rosthorn Bacon and Dr. Charles S. Bacon. At the age of 19, Bacon was enrolled at Northwestern University where he pursued a degree in mathematics. After three years of study, he moved to the University of Chicago. Bacon finished his education at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a master's degree for the composition of The Song of the Preacher in 1935. His teachers there included Ernest Bloch (composition), Alexander Raab (piano), and Eugene Goossens (conducting).show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134965774
  • 9786134965774