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us: Elwell, Herbert, 1898-1974


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1898-05-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1974-04-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Minneapolis (Minn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cleveland (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Cleveland Institute of Music
        • Affiliation Start: 1928
        • Affiliation End: 1945
    • Organization

        (naf) Cleveland Institute of Music
    • Affiliation Start

        1928
    • Affiliation End

        1945
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin College. Conservatory of Music
        • Organization: (naf) Eastman School of Music
    • Organization

        (naf) Oberlin College. Conservatory of Music
    • Organization

        (naf) Eastman School of Music
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Cleveland Orchestra
        • Affiliation Start: 1930
        • Affiliation End: 1936
    • Organization

        (naf) Cleveland Orchestra
    • Affiliation Start

        1930
    • Affiliation End

        1936
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Cleveland Plain Dealer (Firm)
        • Affiliation Start: 1932
        • Affiliation End: 1964
    • Organization

        (naf) Cleveland Plain Dealer (Firm)
    • Affiliation Start

        1932
    • Affiliation End

        1964
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: Koch, F. Reflections on composing, c1983: p. 12 (Herbert Elwell, 1898-1974)
    • found: Grove music online WWW site, Nov. 27, 2015: (Herbert Elwell; born Minneapolis, 10 May 1898; died Cleveland, 17 April 1974; American composer, critic, and teacher; in 1928 was appointed head of composition and theory at the Cleveland Institute; worked also at the Oberlin Conservatory and the Eastman School summer school, before he retired in 1945; from 1930-1936, he wrote programme notes for the Cleveland Orchestra, and was music critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer (1932-1964))
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