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composer

Felix Borowski, Slovene composer. Member American Society Composers, Authors, Publishers.

Background

Borowski, Felix was born on March 10, 1872 in Burton. England, of Slavonic parentage.

Education

Studied music 1st under private masters. Graduate Conservatoire, Cologne, Germany, in violin, pianoforte and composition: lived in London until 1897.

Career

Director department of composition and lecturer upon musical history, 1897-1916, pres. Professor musicology, Northwestern University, 1937-1942, retired. Composer works for orchestra: Three Symphonies: Miracle triomphale, 2 suites.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of historical and analytical programmes for the Theodore Thomas Orchestra (now Chicago Symphony Orchestra) since 1908. Encyclopedia of the Symphony, 1949. Co-author: Standard Operas and Standard Concert Guide (with Geo.

      P. Upton), 1930. Clubs: Tavern, Cliff Dwellers, Arts.

Membership

Member American Society Composers, Authors, Publishers.

Connections

Married Edith Frances Grant, October 9, 1897 (died March 22, 1916).; married second, Elsa Kanne, August 9, 1920. Children: Olga, Leopold.

spouses:
Edith Frances Grant

Elsa Kanne

children:
Olga Borowski

Leopold Borowski