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us: Eaton, John, 1935-2015


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • John Charles
  • Variants

    • us: Eaton, Johnny, 1935-2015
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1935-03-30
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-12-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Affiliation Start: 1992
        • Affiliation End: 2001
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 17, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University, Bloomington
        • Affiliation Start: 1974
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 17, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University
        • Affiliation End: 1974
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 17, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Composers
          (lcsh) Music teachers
            (lcsh) College teachers
              (lcsh) Pianists
          • Use For

          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: American Jazz Ensemble
            • us: Johnny Eaton Quartet
            • us: Johnny Eaton's Quintet
            • us: Princetonians (Musical group)
          • Sources

            • found: His Piano trio for piano, violin, cello, c1987: t.p. (John Eaton)
            • found: LC data base, 1-12-88 (hdg.: Eaton, John, 1935- )
            • found: Ww American music, classical, 1st ed. (Eaton, John C.; composer, educator; b. Bryn Mawr, Pa., Mar. 30, 1935)
            • found: Far out, near in [SR] 1957?: label (Johnny Eaton and his Princetonians) container (Johnny Eaton, piano)
            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 17, 2015 (in obituary published Dec. 12: John Eaton; b. John Charles Eaton, Mar. 30, 1935, Bryn Mawr, Pa.; d. Dec. 2, Manhattan, aged 80; avant-garde composer of operas both grandiose and chamber-size; early proponent of synthesizer music; a keen swing pianist, he also led a student jazz group, the Princetonians, who recorded two albums for Columbia Records, Johnny Eaton and the Princetonians and Far out, near in; after leaving Princeton, he spent more than a decade in Rome, supported by three Prix de Rome fellowships and concert tours with his quartet, the American Jazz Ensemble)
          • Editorial Notes

            • [Do not confuse with Eaton, John, 1934-]
          • Change Notes

            • 1988-01-12: new
            • 2015-12-17: revised
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