William Bergsma

William Bergsma

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. William Laurence Bergsma (April 1, 1921 - March 18, 1994) was an American composer. After studying piano with his mother, a former opera singer, and then the viola, Bergsma moved on to study composition; his most significant teachers were Howard Hanson and Bernard Rogers. Bergsma attended Stanford University for two years (1938-40) before moving on to the Eastman School of Music, where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees. In 1946 he accepted a position at Juilliard, where he remained until 1963, eventually holding such positions as chair of composition and from 1961 to 1963, associate dean.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136432404
  • 9786136432403