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composer

Arthur Finley Nevin, American composer.

Background

Nevin, Arthur Finley was born on April 27, 1871 in Vineacre, Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert P. and Elizabeth (Oliphant) Nevin.

Education

Brother of late Ethelbert Nevin). General education at Sewickley Academy, Pennsylvania, and Park U., Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Musical education, N.E. Conservatory of Music, Boston, and under professors Klindworth and Boise, Berlin, Germany.

Doctor of Music, University of Pittsburgh, 1935.

Career

Music, University of Kansas, 1915-1920. Director municipal music and dramatic art, Memphis, Tennessee, 1921-1922. Assistant secretary National Music Week Committee, 1925-1926.

Composer of songs, piano and orchestral works, etc. Composer: “Poia,” North America Indian opera, produced Royal Opera, Berlin, April 1910. “Daughter of the Forest,” produced Chicago Opera Association, 1918.

Address: care Ascap, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of songs, piano and orchestral works, etc. Composer: “Poia,” North America Indian opera, produced Royal Opera, Berlin, April 1910. “Daughter of the Forest,” produced Chicago Opera Association, 1918.

Connections

father:
Robert P. Nevin

mother:
Elizabeth (Oliphant) Nevin