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musician , foundation executive.

Norman Lloyd, musician, foundation executive. Member visiting committee humanities Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1973-1975; Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation Musicians, Pi Kappa Lambda. Compiled: (with M. Boni) Fireside Book of Folk Songs, 1947, Fireside Book of American Songs, 1952, Fireside Book of Love Songs, 1954, Favorite Christmas Carols, 1957, Songs of the Gilded Age, 1960.

Background

Lloyd, Norman was born on November 8, 1909 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David and Annie Sarah (Holstein) Lloyd.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1932, Master of Arts, 1936. Doctor of Music, Philadelphia Conservatory Music, 1963, New England Conservatory, 1965, Peabody Institute, 1973. Graduate piano study with Abbey Whiteside.

Study in music composition with Vincent Jones, Aaron Copland.

Career

Instructor, Ernest Williams Band School, 1935-1937. Lecturer New York University, 1936-1945. Faculty Sarah Lawrence College, 1936-1946, conductor chorus, 1945-1949.

Director education Juilliard School Music, 1946-1949, faculty, 1949-1963. Dean Oberlin College Conservatory Music, 1963-1965. Director arts program Rockefeller Foundation, 1965-1972, consultant, 1973-1975.

Consultant National Association Schools Music, 1973-1976, Mary Flagler Cary Charity Trust, 1974-1980. Composer, conductor dance scores for Martha Graham, 1935, Hanya Holm, 1937, Doris Humphrey, 1941-1946, 49, Jose Limon, 1949. Composer, conductor numerous music scores for experimental and documentary films Office of War Information, International Film Foundation, Shirley Clarke-Halcyon Films, Museum Modern Art, others.

Compositions include Song for Summer’s End, 1951, Nocturne for Voices, 1953, 3 Pieces for Violin and Piano, 1957, A Walt Whitman Overture for Band, 1962, Sonata for Piano, 1963, Three Scenes from Memory, 1963, Episodes for Piano, 1964. Rememories for Wind Orchestra, 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Golden Encyclopedia of Music, 1968.

Membership

Member visiting committee humanities Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1973-1975. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation Musicians, Pi Kappa Lambda. Compiled: (with M. Boni) Fireside Book of Folk Songs, 1947, Fireside Book of American Songs, 1952, Fireside Book of Love Songs, 1954, Favorite Christmas Carols, 1957, Songs of the Gilded Age, 1960.

Connections

Married Ruth Dorothy Rohrbacher, April. Children: David Walter, Alex.

father:
David Lloyd

mother:
Annie Sarah (Holstein) Lloyd

spouse:
Ruth Dorothy Rohrbacher

children:
David Walter Lloyd

Alex Lloyd