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composer

David Maurice Levett, American composer.

Background

Levett, David Maurice was born on January 1, 1844 in New York, United States. Son of Doctor Maurice and Caroline Levett.

Education

Studied music New York, Germany and France. Graduate Conservatory, Leipzig,’ 1871.

Career

Professor in New Brunswick (New Jersey) Conservatory, 1876. In Conservatory at Jacksonville, Illinois, 1878-1880. At Chicago, 1880-1885.

Afterward at New York. Professor in Stem’s Conservatory of Music, Berlin, Germany, 1898-1900, New York College of Music, New York City, since 1900. Author of many compositions for voice, piano and orchestra, produced in the United States and Europe.

Composer: “Harlequinade” and “Memories,” two symphonic poems for orchestra. “Romance” and “Serenade,” in Italian style, for violin and piano. “Danse Rustique” for orchestra.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of many compositions for voice, piano and orchestra, produced in the United States and Europe. Composer: “Harlequinade” and “Memories,” two symphonic poems for orchestra. “Romance” and “Serenade,” in Italian style, for violin and piano.

      “Danse Rustique” for orchestra.

Connections

Married Kate de Jonge, 1878.

father:
Doctor Maurice

mother:
Caroline Levett

spouse:
Kate de Jonge