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Durham, George H. 1883-1974



  • Existence: 1883 - 1974

biographical statement

George H. Durham manuscripts, circa 1912-1970 (George H. Durham; b. in Parowan; studied under John J. McClellan; studied at New England Conservatory; studied at Boston University; Music Supervisor of Beaver County Schools; Head of L.D.S. High School and Junior College Music Department; studied with Arnold Schoenberg), via WWW, Mar. 27, 2013 (George Henry Durham; b. Sept. 12, 1883 in Parowan, Utah; parents: Thomas Durham and Caroline Pedersen (Mortensen); m. June 9, 1909 in Salt Lake County, Utah to Mary Ellen Marsden (1888-1975), seven children; d. Feb. 18, 1974 in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George H. Durham manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7967
Scope and Contents

The George H. Durham manuscripts consist of manuscripts both arrangements and original compositions including religious or sacred music, patriotic songs, and many others done by George H. Durham throughout his life as a composer, conductor and teacher. Collection also contains printed scores owned by George H. Durham, and LP and 78 recordings of Durham's works.

Dates: 1904-1970

Lowell M. Durham sheet music, 1945-1990

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8150 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains loose sheet music for compositions by Durham and others. Includes several copies of Durham's piece "Lyric Folk-Scape, Op. 19," as well as the works like "Once in Royal David's City," and "Calm as a Summer's Morn." Also contains copies of music composed by Crawford Gates, such as "Promised Valley," and "O Lord, Do Not Despise Me." There are a few pieces arranged by Durham which were composed by his father, George H. Durham, like the composition "A New England Pastoral Sketch."...
Dates: 1945-1990

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Collection 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Drafts (Documents) 1
Latter Day Saints -- Songs and music 1
Letters 1