Bennett, Robert Russell, 1894-1981
- Existence: 1894 - 1981
Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Manuscript scores, business records, and correspondence that reflects AME’s repertoire of new American music by Green, Carl Ruggles, Halsey Stevens, and others, as well as the interactions Green had with many key figures in twentieth-century music, including John Cage, Henry Cowell, Charles Ives, Gunther Schuller, William Grant Still, Virgil Thomson, and many others.
Dates: 1920 - 1997; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1991; Other: Acquired November 30, 2005
Scope and Contents Mostly music manuscripts of original compositions and arrangements, the collection also includes drafts of two autobiographies, printed scores, and LPs from Bennett's collection.
Dates: 1911-1981; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/2002