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us: Beach, Amy, 1867-1944


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Variants

    • us: Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944
    • us: Cheney, Amy Marcy, 1867-1944
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1867-09-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1944-12-27
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Henniker (N.H.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chelsea (Mass.)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Females
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Composition (Music)
          (lcgft) Art music
        • Occupation

            (lcdgt) Composers
              (lcdgt) Pianists
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney, 1867-1944
          • Sources

            • found: Thompson, B. Music and musicians, 1904.
            • found: Brown, J.W. Amy Beach and her chamber music, 1994: p. 13, etc. (b. Amy Marcy Cheney, Sept. 5, 1867, Henniker, N.H.; m. Dr. Henry Harris Aubrey Beach in 1885; d. Dec. 27, 1944, New York, N.Y.; insisted that her publisher use "Mrs. H.H.A. Beach" on all compositions)
            • found: Wikipedia, April 13, 2017: Amy Beach (Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (September 5, 1867-December 27, 1944) was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music; born in Henniker, New Hampshire; in 1875, the Cheney family moved to Chelsea, a suburb just across the Mystic River from Boston; following her marriage in 1885 to Dr. Henry Harris Aubrey Beach, her name, as on concert programs and published compositions, became "Mrs. H. H. A. Beach.")
            • found: OCLC, April 21, 2017 (usage: Amy Beach (most publications from 1970-2017); usage: Mrs. H. H. A. Beach (most publications from 1883-1944))
            • found: Grove music online, April 21, 2017 (Beach (née Cheney), Amy Marcy (Mrs. H.H.A. Beach); born Henniker, NH, September 5, 1867; died New York, NY, December 27, 1944; American composer and pianist)
            • found: MGG Online, April 21, 2017 (Beach, Amy Marcy (geb. Cheney))
          • LC Classification

            • ML410.B36
          • Change Notes

            • 1981-03-17: new
            • 2017-04-21: revised
          • Alternate Formats