Beck, John Ness 11.nov.1930-25.jun.1987 USA Ohio, Warren - Columbus
choral conductor, 1948-1952 BA and BSc, 1955-1960 BM and MA in composition from Ohio State University Columbus, 1955-1961 teacher harmony and theory at Ohio State University, 1961-1975 sheet music store owner in Columbus, choirmaster of the University Baptist Church in Columbus, 1972 with John Tatgenhorst founder/president of Beckenhorst Press Inc music publishing in Columbus, 1976 residing at 3841 North High Street Columbus, 1983 residing at 3509 Sunshine Place Grove City Columbus, 1987 he established the John Ness Beck Foundation to promote the writing of traditional sacred choral music, he died from cancer at Riverside Methodist Hospital ; son of physical educator Jesse Orville Beck (Indiana, Thorntown 5.may.1892-3.may.1978 Columbus) and Anna Ruth Ness (Ohio 27.mar.1895-22.jan.1976 Columbus) ; he was never married

Title Parts

[] Sonata. Flute and piano
[] Canticle of praise. Choir
[] Upon this rock. Choir
[] Speak to me Lord. Choir
[] Hymn for our time. Choir
[] Litany of Thanksgiving. Choir
[] Reflection. Concert band
[] Five carol fantasies. Piano
[] Lullaby. Choir
[] Song of exaltation
[] Every valley
[] Assurance
[] I need Thee every hour
[] Contemporary music for the church service. Choir
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