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Beach, Amy, 1867-1944

LC control no.n 81018433
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LC classificationML410.B36 Biography
Personal name headingBeach, Amy, 1867-1944
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Variant(s)Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney, 1867-1944
Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944
Cheney, Amy Marcy, 1867-1944
Other standard no.500341998
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedChelsea (Mass.)
Birth date1867-09-05
Death date1944-12-27
Place of birthHenniker (N.H.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityComposition (Music)
Art music
Profession or occupationComposers
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Found inThompson, B. Music and musicians, 1904.
Brown, J.W. Amy Beach and her chamber music, 1994: p. 13, etc. (b. Amy Marcy Cheney, Sept. 5, 1867, Henniker, N.H.; m. Dr. Henry Harris Aubrey Beach in 1885; d. Dec. 27, 1944, New York, N.Y.; insisted that her publisher use "Mrs. H.H.A. Beach" on all compositions)
Wikipedia, April 13, 2017: Amy Beach (Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (September 5, 1867-December 27, 1944) was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music; born in Henniker, New Hampshire; in 1875, the Cheney family moved to Chelsea, a suburb just across the Mystic River from Boston; following her marriage in 1885 to Dr. Henry Harris Aubrey Beach, her name, as on concert programs and published compositions, became "Mrs. H. H. A. Beach.")
OCLC, April 21, 2017 (usage: Amy Beach (most publications from 1970-2017); usage: Mrs. H. H. A. Beach (most publications from 1883-1944))
Grove music online, April 21, 2017 (Beach (née Cheney), Amy Marcy (Mrs. H.H.A. Beach); born Henniker, NH, September 5, 1867; died New York, NY, December 27, 1944; American composer and pianist)
MGG Online, April 21, 2017 (Beach, Amy Marcy (geb. Cheney))
Associated languageeng