Bernard Rogers

Bernard Rogers

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: Music Composition

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: Music Composition

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-04-1893

Died: 05-24-1968

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Rogers, Bernard: Appointed for creative work in musical composition, principally in France and Austria; tenure, twelve months from May 20, 1927.

Born February 4, 1893, in New York City. Education: Studied with Hans van den Berg, Ernest Bloch, Percy Goetschius (New York), and Frank Bridge (London). Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship in Music, 1920–21; Loeb Prize (Institute of Musical Art), 1924.

Formerly on the editorial staff of Musical America and program annotator for State Symphony Orchestra. Teacher of Harmony, Julius Hartt School of Music, Hartford, Connecticut, 1926.

Principal Compositions: “Prelude to the Faithful,” a tone-poem, performed by the State Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera House, 1924, and by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1923; “Soliloquy” for flute and string orchestra, performed by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1925; “Fuji in the Sunset Glow,” nocturne, performed by the New York Symphony Orchestra, 1926; “Adonais,” symphony, performed by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1927.