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date: 06 April 2020

Beach [née Cheney], Amy Marcy [Mrs H.H.A. Beach] (b Henniker, NH, 5 Sept 1867; d New York, NY, 27 Dec 1944). Composer and pianist. 

Source:
The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Author(s):
Adrienne Fried BlockAdrienne Fried Block, E. Douglas BombergerE. Douglas Bomberger

She was the first American woman to succeed as a composer of large-scale art music and was celebrated during her ...

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