nadia boulanger in america
American Composers listed in the New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians
who studied with Nadia Boulanger

compiled by Bruce Brown, 1974; updated by Lisa M Cook, 2002
Name Date of Birth Date of Death Other information
Alexander, Josef b. May 15, 1907 Boston MA d. Dec 23, 1990 Seattle WA
Allanbrook, Douglas b. Apr 1, 1920
Amlin, Martin
Anderson, Ruth b. Mar 21, 1928 Kalispell MT
Bassett, Leslie (Raymond) b. Jan 22, 1923 Hanford CA
Bauer, Marion Eugenie b. Aug 15, 1882 Walla Walla WA d. Aug 9, 1955 South Hadley MA
Bearer, Elaine
Bennett, Robert Russell b. Jun 15, 1894 Kansas City MO d. Aug 18, 1981 New York NY
Berger, Arthur (Victor) b. May 15, 1912 New York NY
Berlinski, Herman b. Aug 18, 1910 Leipzig *no longer listed in New Grove
Blackwood, Easley b. Apr 21, 1933 Indianapolis IN
Blitzstein, Marc [Marcus] (Samuel) b. Mar 2, 1905 Philadelphia PA d. Jan 22, 1964 Fort-de-France, Martinique
Bowles, Paul b. Dec 30, 1910 Jamaica NY d. Nov 18, 1999 Tangier, Morocco
Briggs Sadovnikoff, Mary
Brunswick, Mark b. Jan 6, 1902 New York NY d. May 26, 1971 London
Carter, Elliott (Cook) b. Dec 11, 1908 New York NY
Chanler, Theodore (Ward) b. Apr 29, 1902 Newport RI d. Jul 27, 1961 Boston MA
Chihara, Paul Seiko b. Jul 9, 1938 Seattle WA
Chowning, John MacLeod b. 1934 Salem NJ
Citkowitz, Israel b. Feb 6, 1909 Skierniewice, Poland d. May 4, 1974 London
Clarke, Henry Leland [Fairbanks, J.] b. Mar 9, 1907 Dover NH d. Mar 30, 1992
Cole, (Frances) Ulric b. Sep 9, 1905 New York NY d. May 21, 1992 Bridgeport CT
Conte, David b. 1955 Denver CO
Cooper, Paul b. May 19, 1926 Victoria IL d. Apr 4, 1996 Houston TX
Copland, Aaron b. Nov 14, 1900 Brooklyn NY d. Dec 2, 1990 North Tarrytown NY
Crawford, Robert MacArthur b. Jul 27 1899 Dawson YT d. Mar 12 1961 New York NY
Creshevsky, Noah Ephraim b. Jan 31, 1945 Rochester NY
Cunningham Sumner, Sarah
Cushing, Charles (Cook) b. Dec 8, 1905 Oakland CA d. Apr 14, 1982 Berkeley CA
Dahl, Ingolf b. Jun 9, 1912 Hamburg d. Aug 6, 1970 Frutigen, nr Berne
Delaney, Robert (Mills) b. Jul 24, 1903 Baltimore MD d. Sep 21, 1956 Santa Barbara CA
Des Marais, Paul (Emile) b. Jun 23, 1920 Menominee MI
Dett, R(obert) Nathaniel b. Oct 11, 1882 Drummondsville ON d. Oct 2, 1943 Battle Creek MI
Diamond, David (Leo) b. Jul 9, 1915 Rochester NY
di Bonaventura, Mario b. 1928
Drauglelis, Algis
Duke, John (Woods) b. Jul 30, 1899 Cumberland MD d. Oct 26, 1984 Northampton MA
Effinger, Cecil b. Jul 22, 1914 Colorado Springs CO d. Dec 22, 1990 Boulder CO
Elwell, Herbert b. May 10, 1898 Minneapolis MN d. Apr 17, 1974 Cleveland OH
Erb, Donald James b. Jan 17, 1927 Youngstown OH
Ericourt, Daniel b. Dec 12, 1903 Jossigny, Seine-et-Marne d. Jun 21, 1998 Greensboro NC
Ermili, Roger
Fine, Irving (Gifford) b. Dec 3, 1914 Boston MA d. Aug 23, 1962 Boston MA
Finney, Ross Lee b. Dec 23, 1906 Wells MN d. Feb 4, 1997 Carmel CA
Fischer, Irwin b. Jul 5, 1903 Iowa City IA d. May 7, 1977 Wilmette IL
Fisk, Charles Brenton b. Feb 7, 1925 Washington DC d. Dec 16, 1983 Boston MA
Frackenpohl, Arthur b. Apr 23, 1924 Irvington NJ *no longer listed in New Grove
Friedhofer, Hugo William b. May 3(?), 1902 San Francisco CA d. May 17, 1981 Los Angeles CA
Gage, Robert
Galkin, Elliott W(ashington) b. Feb 22, 1921 Brooklyn NY d. May 24, 1990 Baltimore CA American music critic and conductor
George, Lila-Gene
Gittleman, Neal
Glanville-Hicks, Peggy [Australian (American citizenship)] b. Dec 29, 1912 Melbourne d. Jun 25, 1990 Sydney
Glass, Philip b. Jan 31, 1937 Baltimore MD
Goeb, Roger (John) b. Oct 9, 1914 Cherokee IA d. Jan 3, 1997 New York NY
Goldman, Richard Franko b. Dec 7, 1910 New York NY d. Jan 19, 1980 Baltimore MD
Gottlieb, Jay b. 1954
Grantham, Donald b. Nov 9, 1947 Duncan OK
Grouya, Theodor, J. (Ted) b. 1914 Bucharest, Romania
Haieff, Alexei (Vasilievich) b. Aug 25, 1914 Blagoveshchensk d. Mar 1, 1994 Rome American composer of Russian birth
Hailstork, Adolphus Cunningham b. Apr 17, 1941 Rochester NY
Hammond, Richard b. Aug 26, 1896 Kent, England *no longer listed in New Grove
Harris, Roy [LeRoy] (Ellsworth) b. Feb 12, 1898 nr Chandler OK d. Oct 1, 1979 Santa Monica CA
Howe, Mary b. Apr 4, 1882 Richmond VA d. Sep 14, 1964 Washington DC
Husa, Karel b. Aug 7, 1921 Prague
Imbrie, Andrew (Welsh) b. Apr 6, 1921 New York NY
Jones, Quincy (Delight) b. Mar 14, 1933 Chicago IL
Kanach, Sharon b. 1957
Kerr, Harrison b. Oct 13, 1897 Cleveland OH d. Aug 15, 1978 Norman, OK
Kimball, Ruth
Kozinski, Stefan
Kraft, Leo Abraham b. Jul 24, 1922 Brooklyn NY
Krzywicki, Jan
Kubik, Gail (Thompson) b. Sep 5, 1914 South Coffeyville OK d. July 20, 1984 West Covina CA
Kuney, Scott
Labunski, Felix [Labunski, Feliks Roderyk] b. Dec 23, 1892 Ksawerynow d. Apr 28, 1979 Cincinnati OH
La Montaine, John b. Oct 13, 1897 Cleveland OH d. Mar 17, 1920 Chicago IL
Lee, Noel b. Dec 25, 1924 Nanjing
Lehrman, Leonard J. b. Aug 20, 1949 Kansas
Lessard, John (Ayres) b. Jul 3, 1920 San Francisco CA
Lewis, Robert Hall b. Apr 22, 1926 Portland OR d. Mar 22, 1996 Baltimore MD
Lockwood, Normand b. Mar 19, 1906 New York NY
Lybbert, Donald b. Feb 19, 1923 Cresco IA d. Jul 26, 1981 New York NY
Maganini, Quinto b. Nov 30, 1897 Fairfield, CA d. Mar 10, 1974 Greenwich, CT
Manziarly, Marcelle de Oct 1/13, 1899 Kharkov [now Kharkiv] d. May 21, 1989 Ojai CA French composer, of mixed Russian and American parentage. Divided time between US and France.
Mekeel, Joyce b. Jul 6, 1931 New Haven CT d. Dec 29, 1997 Watertown MA
Middleton, Robert b. 1920 Diamond OH
Mikhashoff, Yvar Emilian b. Mar 8, 1941 Troy NY d. Oct 11, 1993 Buffalo NY
Moevs, Robert (Walter) b. Dec 2, 1920 La Crosse WI
Montgomery, Merle b. Mar 8, 1941 Troy NY d. Oct 11, 1993 Buffalo NY *no longer listed in New Grove
Moore, Dorothy Rudd b. May 15, 1904 Davidson OK
Moore, Douglas S(tuart) b. Aug 10, 1893 Cutchogue NY d. Jul 25, 1969 Greenport NY
Moscatelli, Peter
Musgrave, Thea b. May 27, 1928 Barnton, Midlothian
Pasatieri, Thomas b. Oct 20, 1945 New York NY
Peaslee, Richard Cutts b. Jun 13, 1930 New York NY
Perry, Julia Amanda b. Mar 25, 1924 Lexington KY d. Apr 24, 1979 Akron OH
Pinkham, Daniel (Rogers) b. Jun 5, 1923 Lynn MA
Piston, Walter (Hamor) b. Jan 20, 1894 Rockland ME d. Nov 12, 1976 Belmont MA
Ptaszynska, Marta b. Jul 29, 1943 Warsaw Polish composer and percussionist, but as of '98, professor at University of Chicago.
Robb, John Donald b. Jun 12, 1892 Minneapolis MN *no longer listed in New Grove
Robertson, Hugh b. 1940
Rodriguez, Robert Xavier b. Jun 28, 1946 San Antonio TX
Rogers, Bernard b. Feb 4, 1893 New York d. May 24, 1968 Rochester NY
Rolin, Etienne b. Dec 7, 1952 Berkeley CA
Sapp, Allen (Dwight) b. Dec 10, 1922 Philadelphia PA d. Jan 4, 1999 Cincinnati OH
Shafer, Robert b. 1946
Shapero, Harold (Samuel) b.
Shapiro, Gerald Mark b. May 14, 1942 Philadelphia PA
Shen, Hseuh-Yung b. 1952
Siegmeister, Elie [Swift, L.E.] b. Jan 15, 1909 New York NY d. Mar 10, 1991 Manhasset NY
Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw b. Oct 3, 1923 Lwow [now L'viv]
Smith, Larry Alan b. Oct 4, 1955 Canton OH
Smith, Melville b. 1898 d. 1962
Spies, Claudio b. Mar 26, 1925 Santiago American composer of Chilean birth
Stringfield, Lamar b. Oct 10, 1897 Raleigh NC d. Jan 21, 1959 Asheville NC
Strouse, Charles Louis b. Jun 7, 1928 New York NY
Suesse, (Nadine) Dana b. Dec 3, 1909 Kansas City MO d. Oct 16, 1987 New York NY
Swanson, Howard b. Aug 18, 1907 Atlanta GA d. Nov 12, 1978 New York NY
Talma, Louise b. Oct 31, 1906 Arcachon France d. Aug 13, 1996 Saratoga Springs, NY
Tcherepnin, Serge Alexandrovich b. Feb 2, 1941 Issy-les-Moulineaux, nr Paris
Thomson, Virgil b. Nov 25, 1896 Kansas City MO d. Sep 30, 1989 New York NY
Tingley, George Peter b. Jun 19, 1950
Toth, Robert
Trimble, Lester Albert b. Aug 29, 1923 Bangor WI d. Dec 31, 1986 New York NY
Viens, Michael b. 1953
Vincent, John b. May 17, 1902 Birmingham AL d. Jan 21, 1977 Santa Monica CA
Vosgerschian, Luise b. Nov 9, 1922 d. Mar 13, 2000 Acton MA
Wagner, Joseph Frederick b. Jan 9, 1900 Springfield MA d. Oct 12, 1974 Los Angeles CA
Walker, George Theophilus b. Jun 27, 1922 Washington DC
Walters, Harold L. b. Sep 29, 1918 Gurdon AR d. Oct 27, 1984 Hollywood FL
Ward-Steinman, David b. Nov 6, 1936 Alexandria LA
Warren, Elinor Remick b. Feb 23, 1900 Los Angeles CA d. Apr 27, 1991 Los Angeles CA
Washburn, Robert B. b. Jul 11, 1928 Bouekville NY *no longer listed in New Grove
Wilkins, Donald b. 1935
Woollen, (Father) Russell b. 1923 Hartford CT

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