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Howard Hanson (I) (1896–1981)

Composer, conductor and educator, himself educated at the University of Nebraska School of Music (with an honorary Music Degree), Juilliard, Northwestern University (honorary Music Degree), the American Academy (Prix de Rome), Syracuse University, the Horner Institute, Augustana College and Theology Seminary, the American Conservatory, Columbia ... See full bio »

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Known For

Alien
Alien Soundtrack
(1979)
20th Century Man
20th Century Man Composer
(2012)
A Star Too Far
A Star Too Far Music Department
(1993)

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 2012 20th Century Man (Short) (writer: "Symphony No. 2, Romantic")
 1979 Alien ("Incidental music from 'Symphony No. 2 ('Romantic')")
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 1993 A Star Too Far (Short) (composer: additional music)
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Works: "five symphonies (No. 4 winning a 1944 Pulitzer Prize); "Merry Mount" (opera, Metropolitan Opera commission); "Lament for Beowulf"; "Mosaics" (Cleveland Orchestra commission); "Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings"; "Pastorale for Oboe, Harp and Strings"; "Pastorale for Oboe, Harp and Strings" (UNESCO commission); "Elegy" (... See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 363-364. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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Scorpio

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