Jeanne Singer

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Jeanne Vandervoort Walsh Singer (August 4, 1924 – June 20, 2000) was an American pianist, teacher, and composer of lyrical poetry.

Personal life and awards[edit]

Singer received a Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, was taught composition by Douglas Moore at Columbia University, and was the student of pianist Nadia Reisenberg for 15 years. She also studied with Seth Bingham and William Mitchell.[1] Her appearances included radio and television. She has composed over 150 songs.[2] Singer won two First Rating Gold Medals from the National Guild of Piano Teachers, 12 First Prizes from the National League of Pen Women, and 20 ASCAP Awards.[3]


  1. ^ Heinrich, Adel (1991). Organ and harpsichord music by women composers : an annotated catalog. New York: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-38790-6. OCLC 650307517.
  2. ^ "Jeanne Singer". Sigma Alpha Iota. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  3. ^ I. Cohen, Aaron (1981). International Encyclopedia of Women Composers. R. R. Bowker Company. p. 429. ISBN 0835212882.

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