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us: Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909-1992



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    • found: His An evening with Gerschefski [SR] 1974: labels (Edwin Gerschefski)
    • found: Baker, 8th ed. (Gerschefski, Edwin; b. 6-10-09, Meriden, Conn.; American composer)
    • found: FirstSearch NewsAbs (Edwin Gerschefski; pianist, composer; d. 12-17-1992, age 83)
    • found: New Grove, 2nd ed. www site, Dec 11, 2000 (Gerschefski, Edwin; b. June 19, 1909, Meriden, CT; d. Dec. 18, 1992, Chattanooga, TN; American composer, pianist, and teacher)
    • found: Los Angeles times (online), 24 December 1992, viewed November 14, 2014 (died at age 83; head of University of Georgia music department [in Athens, Georgia] from 1959-1972; remained on the faculty until he retired in 1976; died in Athens, Ga., on December 17) {http://articles.latimes.com/1992-12-24/news/mn-3307_1_edwin-gerschefski}
    • found: The Spartanburg herald (online via Google News), Thursday, June 24, 1976, viewed November 14, 2014: page A2 (Converse College [in Spartanburg, South Carolina] faculty member from 1940; dean of its School of Music in 1945-1959; faculty member and head of music department at University of Georgia since 1960; entered Yale University [in New Haven, Connecticut] in 1926; composed 34 works and revised earlier works during University of Georgia tenure; lectured at various colleges and universities; presented 100 concerts with the University of Georgia Trio) {http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1876&dat=19760624&id=r24sAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qssEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4147,4054092}
    • found: Edwin Gerschefski papers (online), viewed November 14, 2014: biographical/historical note (died in Chattanooga, TN, on 18 December 1992; studied at Yale University 1926-1931) and the Tobias Matthay Pianoforte School in London (1931-1933); head of music department at the University of New Mexico [in Albuquerque, New Mexico] (1959-1960); head of the music department at the University of Georgia (1960-1980)) {http://hmfa.libs.uga.edu/hmfa/view?docId=ead/ms3100-ead.xml}
    • found: OCLC database, viewed November 14, 2014: OCLC record #21320610, Anyone can compose (language of item: English) OCLC record #63646349, Correspondence : with Eugene Ormandy, 1978-1978 (language of item: English)
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