Claus Adam Edit Profile
Johanna. Educated, Austria, Germany, Holland and United States. Philharmonic scholarship with, Joseph Emonts, 1935-1938. Scholar with, Emanuel Feuermann, 1938-1943.
Orchestra training with, National Orchestra Association, 1935-1940.
Assistant 1st cellist, Minneapolis Symphony, 1940-1943, 1st cellist, station WOR, New York City, 1946-1948, cellist, organizer, New Music String Quartet, 1948-1954, member, Juilliard String Quartet, 1955-1974. Composer: Piano Sonata, 1950, String Trio, 1968, Song Cycle, Herbstgesängë, 1969, Concerto for Piano and Orch, 1973, String Quartet, 1975, Concerto Variations for Orch, 1976. Numerous tours, United States and abroad, 1950-1983.
Composer in residence, American Academy, Rome, 1976.
Member faculty Juilliard School, 1955-1983, Mannes College Music, Philadelphia College for Performing Arts.
Married Eleanor Randolph Bentz, September 28, 1940.