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Arthur Berger

AKA Arthur Victor Berger

Born: 15-May-1912
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 7-Oct-2003
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ideas of Order

Wife: Esther Turitz (m. 1937, d. 1960)
Wife: Ellen Phillipsborn Tessman (m. 1967, until his death)

    University: City College of New York (transferred)
    University: BA, New York University (1934)
    University: MA Music, Harvard University (1936)
    Conservatory: Longy School of Music (1935-37)
    Teacher: Mills College (1942-43)
    Teacher: Juilliard School of Music
    Professor: Music, Brandeis University (1953-62)
    Professor: Numburg Professor of Music, Brandeis University (1962-69)
    Professor: Irving G. Fine Professor of Music, Brandeis University (1969-80)

    Perspectives of New Music Co-Founder and Editor (1962-64)
    The New York Herald Tribune Music Critic (1940-53)
    Musical Mercury Editor (1934-37)

Author of books:
Aaron Copland (1953, biography)
Reflections of an American Composer (2002, memoir)


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