Howard Brockway

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Howard A. Brockway (November 22, 1870 – February 20, 1951) was an American composer.

Brockway was born on November 22, 1870 in Brooklyn, New York. He spent five years in Berlin, studying composition under Otis Bardwell Boise and piano under Heinrich Barth. Afterwards he returned to the U.S. and worked as a piano teacher and composer at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, along with the Institute of Musical Art (now the Juilliard School) and the Mannes College of Music, both in New York. He edited two collections of Kentucky folk songs with folksinger Loraine Wyman. Brockway’s compositions include a symphony, a suite, a symphonic ballad, a piano concerto, chamber-music works, choirs, and songs. He died on February 20, 1951 in New York.

Specific Works[edit]

  • Suite of Small Pieces for Pianoforte Op.26 (G. Schirmer) 1901
  1. Idyl
  2. Étude
  3. Scherzo
  4. Evening Song
  5. Humoresque
  6. March

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