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Manus Sasonkin

"Manus Sasonkin (1930-1992) composer, was born in Brooklyn, NY, on May 30th 1930. He studied composition with Quincy Porter and Paul Hindemith (Yale U), Gardner Read (Boston U), and Arnold Schoenberg (privately); harpsichord with Ralph Kirkpatrick (Yale U); musicology with Karl Geiringer (Boston U); and conducting with Pierre Monteux (Domaine School) and Leonard Bernstein (Tanglewood). Sasonkin's academic career began 1948-9 with a teaching fellowship in theory (Boston U). He was an instructor in theory, harmony, ...

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