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Crumb, George

LC control no.n 79107872
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LC classificationML410.C944 Biography
Personal name headingCrumb, George
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Other standard no.Q356804
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1929-10-24
Death date2022-02-06
Place of birthCharleston (W. Va.)
Place of deathMedia (Pa.)
Field of activityAvant-garde (Music)
Art music
Composition (Music)
AffiliationUniversity of Colorado
University of Pennsylvania
Profession or occupationComposers
Music teachers
Composition teachers (Music)
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Found inHis Sonata for solo violoncello, c1958.
New Grove (Crumb, George (Henry); b. Oct. 24, 1929, Charleston, West Va.; American composer)
Wikipedia, June 19, 2020 (George Crumb; George Henry Crumb or George Henry Jr. Crumb (born October 24, 1929); American composer of modern classical and avant-garde music; born in Charleston, West Virginia; became professor of piano and composition at the University of Colorado in 1958. In 1965 he began a long association with the University of Pennsylvania, becoming Annenberg Professor of the Humanities in 1983)
New York times WWW site, February 7, 2022 (in obituary published February 6, 2022 (updated February 7, 2022): George Crumb; George Henry Crumb Jr.; born October 24, 1929, Charleston, West Virginia; died Sunday [February 6] in Media, Pennsylvania; composer)