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Arthur Walter Kramer (Composer, Arranger)

Born: September 23, 1890 - New York, NY, USA
Died: April 8, 1969 - New York, NY, USA

The American music critic, publishing executive, and composer, A(rthur) Walter Kramer, studied music with his father, and took violin lessons with Carl Hauser and Richard Arnold. He graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1910.

After graduation, Arthur Walter Kramer was on the staff of Musical America from 1910 to 1922, and served as its editor-in-chief from 1929 to 1936. From 1936 to 1956 he was managing director of the Galaxy Music Corp.

Arthur Walter Kramer published over 300 compositions, including orchestral pieces, choral works, chamber music, piano pieces, and songs.

 

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2009)

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J. Howard: Arthur Walter Kramer (New York, 1926)

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