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Karol James Fahnestock Edit Profile

musician

Karol James Fahnestock, musician. Member recommendations committee Pulitzer music jury Columbia University; Member A.S.C.A.P., N.A.A.C.P.

Background

Fahnestock, Karol James was born on September 4, 1914 in Union City, Indiana, United States. Son of Carl Clifford and Mary (Dunkelberger) Fahnestock.

Education

Studied piano with Bauer, Godowsky, Sileti, Liszniewska, 1935-1940, orchestra with Riegger, 1945-1947.

Career

Teacher piano various cities including New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, 1945-1950. Lecturer American music various colls., including U. Philadelphia, Columbia University, Xavier U., Capitol U. Nat. director National Association for Advancement Native American Composers and Musicians, Richmond, Indiana.

Nat. director annual American Music Festival, Loveland, O. Special teacher piano Cincinnati public schools.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Dialectic, 1960. Jubilant Overture, 1960. Candy’s Dance, 1964

    • Quite Catchy, 1965.

      The Delta, 1965

    • and numerous others.

Membership

Member recommendations committee Pulitzer music jury Columbia University. Member A.S.C.A.P., N.A.A.C.P.

Connections

Married Rose Rea Carroll, July 9, 1936.

father:
Carl Clifford Fahnestock

mother:
Mary (Dunkelberger) Fahnestock

spouse:
Rose Rea Carroll