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us: Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909-1992

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    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

        (edtf) [1992-12-17,1992-12-18]
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Meriden (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Haven (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Spartanburg (S.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Albuquerque (N.M.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Athens (Ga.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chattanooga (Tenn.)Edwin Gerschefski papers (online), viewed November 14, 2014
    • Death Place

        (naf) Athens (Ga.)Los Angeles times (online), 24 December 1992, viewed November 14, 2014
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
        • Organization: (naf) Converse College
        • Organization: (naf) University of New Mexico
        • Organization: (naf) University of Georgia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Tobias Matthay Pianoforte School
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Conservatories of music--Administration
          (lcsh) Composition (Music)
            (lcsh) Piano--Performance
              (lcsh) Music--Instruction and study
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Music school administrators
                  (lcsh) Composers
                    (lcsh) Pianists
                      (lcsh) College teachers
                  • Additonal Related Forms

                    • us: Converse College
                    • us: University of Georgia
                    • us: University of New Mexico
                  • Sources

                    • 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) {}
                    • 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) {,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)) {}
                    • 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)
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1992-02-06: new
                    • 2015-02-07: revised
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