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Conlon Nancarrow

Conlon NancarrowAKA Samuel Conlon Nancarrow

Born: 27-Oct-1912
Birthplace: Texarkana, AR
Died: 10-Aug-1997
Location of death: Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Mexico
Executive summary: Studies for Player Piano

Military service: Ambulance driver, Abraham Lincoln Brigade (Spanish Civil War, 1937-39)

Father: Samuel Charles Nancarrow (mayor of Texarkana 1925-30, d. 1931)
Mother: Myra Brady
Brother: Charles Nancarrow (b. 1915)
Wife: Helen Rigby (singer, b. 1916, m. 1932, div. 1937)
Wife: Annette Margolis (assistant to Diego Rivera, m. 1948, div. 1953)
Wife: Yoko Segiura (archaeologist, m. 1970, one son)
Son: David Makoto (b. 1971)

    University: Cincinnati College Conservatory (1929-32)

    Communist Party USA 1934
    Naturalized Mexican Citizen 1955
    MacArthur Fellowship 1982
    Stroke 1990
    Risk Factors: Depression

Is the subject of books:
The Music of Conlon Nancarrow, 1995, BY: Kyle Gann


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