Harold Cecil Morris Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, 1910. Master of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, 1922. Music Doctor (honorary), 1939, also post-graduate study, same.
1 daughter, Susanne (Mistress Marshall Hurt). Toured extensively as concert pianist in recitals and with orchestras, chamber music orgns. and as soloist. Soloist of own Piano Concerto with Boston Symphony under Koussevitzky, Boston and New York, 1931.
Music lecturer, Rice Institute, 1933. Member of faculty Institute of Musical Art of Juilliard School of Music, 1922-1939, Columbia University, 1939-1946. Recitals, lectures Duke University, 1939-1940.
Guest professor University of Texas, 1949. Compositions have been performed by the major orchestras of the United States Several awards and commissions, since 1933, latest being. Commission, Rockefeller Foundation, Louisville (Kentucky) Orchestra, for an orchestral work, 1954.
Member of faculty Institute of Musical Art of Juilliard School of Music, 1922-1939, Columbia University, 1939-1946. Member A.S.C.A.P., National Association American Composers and Condrs. (vice president), Texas Music Teachers Association, International Institute Arts and Letters (life)’, National Opera.
Member MacDowell Colony, Peterboro, N.H., 14 summers.
Married to Cosby Dansby, August 20, 1914.