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Reminiscences of Hazel K. Johnson [electronic resource] : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Johnson, Hazel K.
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 129 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Composer and music instructor.

Scope and Contents

Music and dance training at Western Women's College, Oxford, Ohio, 1937-41; meeting with Norman Lloyd and Martha Hill, Hood College, 1940; Bennington Summer School of the Arts, 1940-42: intense creative atmosphere, Louis Horst's music-for-dance course and his influence on her teaching, leisure time, composing for Nona Schurman; teaching: Cornell 1941-2, Bennington 1943-8; contrast between summer and winter schools at Bennington; summer school at Connecticut College; Bennington network of contacts; recollections of Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Martha Hill, Louis Horst.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982.

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