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Edward Betts Manning, Canadian composer. Member.

Background

Manning, Edward Betts was born on December 15, 1874 in St. John, N.B., Canada. Son of Edward and Sarah (Betts) Manning.

Education

Graduate Collegiate School, St. John, N.B., 1889. Studied music at Columbia University under Professor MacDowell. Also under Henry Schradieck, Brooklyn.

Appointed Mosenthal Fellow (Columbia). Studied also 2 years in Berlin and Paris.

Career

Taught music in New York, 1897-1904. Instructor Oberlin (O.) College, 1905-1907. Supervisor music, New York public schools, 1908-1911.

Instructor Columbia University since 1914. Composer in all forms—orchestra, chamber music, songs and piano pieces. Best known compositions are, Trio operation 11.

The Tryst, mezzo soprano and orchestra. Songs, Operation 4 (Breitkopf). Opera, “Rip Van Winkle” (produced New York, 1919).

Works

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    • Composer in all forms—orchestra, chamber music, songs and piano pieces. Best known compositions are, Trio operation 11. The Tryst, mezzo soprano and orchestra.

      Songs, Operation 4 (Breitkopf). Opera, “Rip Van Winkle” (produced New York, 1919).

Membership

Member.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Matthew, July 18, 1904.

father:
Edward Manning

mother:
Sarah (Betts) Manning

spouse:
Elizabeth Matthew