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Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000

LC control no.n 79089446
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingHovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000
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Variant(s)Chakmakjian, Alan Hovhaness, 1911-2000
Chakmakjian, Alan Vaness, 1911-2000
Hohvaness, Alan, 1911-2000
Hovaness, Alan, 1911-2000
Hovaness, Alan Scott, 1911-2000
Hovanesu, Aran, 1911-2000
Hovhannes, Alan, 1911-2000
Hovhanness, Alan, 1911-2000
Other standard no.Q542232
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedSeattle (Wash.)
Birth date1911-03-08
Death date2000-06-21
Place of birthSomerville (Mass.)
Place of deathSeattle (Wash.)
Field of activityComposition (Music)
Art music
Profession or occupationComposers
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Found inHis Twelve Armenian folk songs, for piano solo, 1943.
His Majnun symphony [SR] p1986: insert (Alan Hovhaness Chakmakjian)
New Grove (Hovhaness (Hovaness), Alan (Chakmakjian, Alan Hovhaness))
Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians, c1997 (Hovhaness (real name Chakmakjian), Alan (Vaness Scott); b. Mar. 8, 1911, Somerville, Mass.; American composer of Armenian-Scottish descent)
Phalen Tassie sings American contemporary songs [SR] 1967: label (Alan Hohvaness)
MLA-L (Alan Hovhaness; d. Wed. June 21, 2000, age 89)
New York Times, June 23, 2000 (Alan Hovhaness, 89, composer; d. June 21, 2000, Seattle, Wash.)
Antheil, G. Ballet mécanique [SR] 1959: container (Alan Hovhanness)
A letter to the late Sergei, p2003: container (Alan Hovhaness; Aran Hovanesu)
Wikipedia, October 17, 2018 (Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911-June 21, 2000); Armenian-American composer; born as Alan Vaness Chakmakjian in Somerville, Massachusetts; he began to use the surname "Hovaness" in honor of his paternal grandfather, and changed it to "Hovhaness" around 1944; moved to Seattle in the early 1970s, where he lived for the rest of his life)
Associated languageeng
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