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Reuven Kosakoff (Composer, Arranger)

Born: January 8, 1898 - New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Died: May 6, 1987 - New York, New York, USA

The American pianist and composer, Reuven Kosakoff, studied at Yale University and at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. Then went to Berlin as a private piano student of Artur Schnabel.

Reuven Kosakoff wrote several biblical cantatas; 2 Sabbath services; Piano Concetoo on Hebrew themes (Pittsburgh, March 24, 1941); Jack and the Beanstalk for Narrator and Orchestra (New Haven, April 22, 1944).

 

Source: Bakerís Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2007)

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