Hanson, Howard

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Wednesday, October 28, 1896 in Wahoo, Nebraska (USA)

Died: Thursday, February 26, 1981 in Rochester, New York (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:
opera: Merry Mount (1934)
Symphony No. 4, Op. 34 Hanson's work was influenced by the work of Sibelius and Grieg.

Other Information:
In 1944 Hanson won the Pulitzer Prize for Symphony No. 4.

General Bibliography:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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