Beckhelm, Paul Blair 3.jul.1906-6.nov.1966 USA Illinois, Kankakee - Iowa, Mount Vernon
pianist, 1927 BM from Northwestern University Chicago, 1933 BS and 1937 MM from Kansas State College in Fort Hays, 1949 PhD from the Eastman School of Music Rochester, 1922-1924 studied with Victor Garwood in Chicago, 1924-1927 with Carl Beecher in Chicago, 1929-1930 in Paris with Motte la Croix, Isidor Phillipp and Nadia Boulanger, 1931-1937 with Bernard Rogers and 1947-1949 with Howard Hanson at Rochester, 1927-1929 taught at Sterling College Kansas, 1930-1938 Kansas State College, 1938-1947 Hood College in Frederick Maryland, 1949 Cornell College in Mount Vernon ; son of carrier William Edward Beckhelm (Illinois, Joliet 28.dec.1880-feb.1963 Kankakee) and Jessie L Shrontz (Kankakee 14.jul.1885-19.may.1968 Kankakee) ; 8.aug.1931 he married Daisy Marie Child (Kansas, Topeka 7.apr.1906-1998 Iowa, Cedar Rapids)

Title Parts

[] Symphony no1
[] Melancholy. Piano
[] Sunday bells. Piano
[] Sidewalk games. Piano
[] Tragic march. Brass choir. 1947
[] By the waters of Babylon. 1948
[] Let not your heart be troubled. 1949
[] Violin sonatina
[] Cow country suite. Orch
[] Concert overture. Orch
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