English, Granville

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English, Granville

English, Granville, American composer; b. Louisville, Jan. 27, 1895; d. N.Y., Sept. 1, 1968. He studied with Borowski, Reuter, and Gunn at the Chicago Musical Coll. (B.M., 1915), and with Boulanger, Haubiel, Riegger, and Serly He taught in Chicago and N.Y., and in 1961 was composer-in-residence at Baylor Univ.


DRAMATIC F o l k Opera : Wide, Wide River. B a 1 1 e t : Sea Drift. ORCH.: The Ugly Duckling (1924); Ballet Fantasy (1937); Among the Hills (Oklahoma City, March 9, 1952); Mood Tropicale (Baltimore, Feb. 5, 1955); Evenings by the Sea (Port Washington, N.Y., Jan. 20, 1956). OTHER: Chamber music, choral works, and songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire