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Bernard Rogers, American composer. Member faculty, chairman composition department Eastman School Music, Rochester U., 1929-1967.; Member of A.S.C.A.P., National Institute Arts and Letters, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha.; Member editorial staff, critic Musical America, 1913-1924.

Background

Rogers, Bernard was born on February 4, 1893 in New York City. Son of Solomon and Jeannette (Schalk) Rogers.

Education

Student Institute Museum Art, New York City, 1919-1921. Doctor of Music (honorary), Valparaiso University, 1959. Doctor of Humanities (honorary), Wayne State University, 1962.

Career

; married second, Anne Thacher, June 1934 (died October 1935). 1 daughter, Anne Thacher. Married 3d, Elizabeth Mary Clark, August 27, 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: compositions include The Passion, 1944. The Raising of Lazarus, 1929. The Exodus, 1933

    • The Warrior, 1947.

      Elegy for F. D. Roosevelt, 1948. Five Fairy Tales, 1935. A Letter from Pete, 1950.

      The Prophet Isaiah, 1950. Portrait, 1952.

Membership

Member faculty, chairman composition department Eastman School Music, Rochester U., 1929-1967.; Member of A.S.C.A.P., National Institute Arts and Letters, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha. Member editorial staff, critic Musical America, 1913-1924.

Connections

Married Lillian Soskin, 1913 (divorced 1933). Married second, Anne Thacher, June 1934 (died October 1935).; married 3d, Elizabeth Mary Clark, August 27, 1938.

father:
Solomon Rogers

mother:
Jeannette (Schalk) Rogers

spouses:
Lillian Soskin

Anne Thacher

Elizabeth Mary Clark