Field-Of-Study: Music Composition

George Antheil

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32: ANTHEIL, GEORGE:  Appointed for creative work in musical composition, abroad; tenure, twelve months from May 25, 1932. Born July 8, 1900, at Trenton, New Jersey. Educaton: Studied music with Constantine von Sternberg, Uselma Clarke Smith, Ernest Block and Arthur Sc

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Geri Allen

Born in 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan, Geri Allen was reared in Detroit, the home of Motown and such jazzmen extraordinaire as Thad, Elvin, and Hank Jones, Barry Harris, and more recently Ron Carter, Yusef Lateef, and James Carter.  Encouraged by her parents, Ms. Allen began studying piano at the age of seven, attended the acclaimed magnet school

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