Labunski, Felix, 1892-1979.
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The collecton primarlily consists of works by Felix Labunski. In addition, some of the other composers represented in this collection are: L.W. Ballard, Don Hurless, Witold Lutoslawski and Kazimierz Sikorski. Some performers represented in the collection are: Alard StringQuartet ; Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra ; and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.
Felix Labunski was a Polish born American composer. He studied with Lucjan Marczewski and Witold Maliszewski at the Warsaw Conservatory (1922-24) and with Paul Dukas, Nadia Boulanger (composition) and Georges Migot (musicology) at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris (1924-34). In 1927 he helped found the Association of Young Polish Composers in Paris. He moved to the United States in 1936 and became an American citizen in 1941. In 1940-41 he was professor of counterpoint and composition at Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY, and in 1945 joined the faculty of the Cincinnati College of Music.
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