Gerard B Hague

Gerard B Hague

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gerard Henri B hague (November 2, 1937 in Montpellier, France - June 13, 2005 in Austin, Texas, USA) was an eminent Franco-American ethnomusicologist and professor of Latin American music. His specialty was the music of Brazil and the Andean countries and the influence of West Africa on the music of the Caribbean and South America, especially Candombl music. His lifelong work earned him recognition as a leading scholar of Latin American ethnomusicology. B hague was born in Montpellier, France and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There he studied piano, music theory and composition at the National School of Music of the University of Brazil and the Brazilian Conservatory of Music. He earned a diploma from the latter (1959), a masters degree in musicology from the University of Paris (Sorbonne; 1962), and a Ph.D. in musicology from Tulane University (1966), where he studied under the noted music historian Gilbert Chase. In 1962, B hague married Cecilia Pareja, a daughter of Ecuadorian writer and diplomat Alfredo Pareja Diezcanseco.
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 6138098242
  • 9786138098249