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composer

Howard Brockway, American composer. Member faculty Peabody Institute, Baltimore, 1903-1909; member piano faculty of David Mannes Music School, New York City; member of faculty Juilliard School of Music, 1925-1941.; Member National Institute Arts and Letters.

Background

Brockway, Howard was born on November 22, 1870 in Brooklyn. Son of Leverett E. and Clara (Kingsley) Brockway.

Education

Student Brooklyn Polytechnic, but left to study music, 1888. Musical studies in Brooklyn with H. O. C. Kortheuer, and 5 years in Berlin, with O. B. Boise (composition), H. Barth (piano).

Career

Married second, Katharine Engs Bradford, April 17, 1906. Gave concert with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra of his own works in Berlin, 1895. Boston Symphony Orchestra produced his Sylvan Suite, 1901, and his symphony, 1907.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Symphony for grand orchestra, large orchestral works, chamber music, piano composition, choral music, songs for voice and piano. Compiler: Lonesome Tunes, and Twenty Kentucky Mountain Songs.

Membership

Member faculty Peabody Institute, Baltimore, 1903-1909. Member piano faculty of David Mannes Music School, New York City. Member of faculty Juilliard School of Music, 1925-1941.

Member National Institute Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Anabel Boise, February 1896.; married second, Katharine Engs Bradford, April.

father:
Leverett E. Brockway

mother:
Clara (Kingsley) Brockway

spouses:
Anabel Boise

Katharine Engs Bradford