Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940)

Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940) by Robert Garofalo

Title: Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940)
Author: Robert Garofalo
ISBN10: 081082843X
ISBN13: 978-0810828438
Publisher: Scarecrow Press (June 28, 1995)
Language: English
Subcategory: Music
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Pages: 266 pages
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Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940) by Robert Garofalo


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Born into Boston wealth, Harvard educated, and German trained (composition), Converse was considered by many to be the most important composer in America just prior to World War I. Performances of his operas by the Metropolitan and Boston Opera companies greatly stimulated acceptance of indigenous American opera.