Hanson, Howard

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Born: Wahoo, Nebraska, October 28, 1896

Died: Rochester, New York, February 26, 1981

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Symphony No. 2, "Romantic"
    • Symphony No. 3
    • Symphony No. 4
    • Symphony No. 5, "Sinfonia Sacra"
  • Other Works:
    • Merry Mount, opera
    • Symphony No. 1, "Nordic"
    • Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
    • Serenade for Flute, Harp, and Strings
    • The Lament for Beowulf, for chorus and orchestra
    • Song of Democracy, for chorus, soloists, and orchestra

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

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