Brogue, Roslyn

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Brogue, Roslyn

Brogue, Roslyn, American composer; b. Chicago, Feb. 16, 1919; d. Beverly, Mass., Aug. 1, 1981. She studied languages at the Univ. of Chicago and music at Radcliffe Coll. (Ph.D., 1947). In 1944 she married her private student Ervin Henning. Her music followed dodecaphonic precepts.


Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1946); Suite for Small Orch. (1947); Suite for Recorders (1949); Piano Quartet (1949); String Quartet (1951); Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano (1953); many songs with varied instrumental accompaniments.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire