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date: 07 August 2020

Riegger, Wallingford (Constantin) (b Albany, GA, 29 April 1885; d New York, 2 April 1961). American composer. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Paul GriffithsPaul Griffiths

He studied at Cornell University (1904–5), at the Institute of Musical Art in New York (1905–7), and in Germany. There followed a period of 20 years during which he held various appointments as conductor, cellist, and teacher, composing in conventional late Romantic and Impressionist styles. In the late 1920s he settled in New York, and most of his important works date from after that move. Such pieces as ... ...

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