Behrend, Jeanne (fem) 11.may.1911-20.mar.1988 USA Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - Philadelphia
concert pianist, musicologist, 1925-1933 graduated from the Curtis Institute Philadelphia, studied composition with Rosario Scalero, Reginald Owen Morris and Abram Chasins, piano with Maurits Leefson, Julius Leefson, Josef Hofman, David Saperton and Alexander Kelberine, 1.feb.1936 debuted at Carnegie Hall, 1936-1943 on the faculty of the Curtis Institute Philadelphia, 1943-1945 at Western College for Women in Oxford Ohio, 1946 Juilliard School New York, 1949 Philadelphia Conservatory, Temple University Philadelphia, 1969 at the New School of Music in Philadelphia, 1976 residing at 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Philadelphia ; daughter of surgeon Moses Behrend (Philadelphia 6.jun.1877-nov.1969 Philadelphia) and Clara Rosenbaum (Germany, Giershagen 5.oct.1877-) ; 1934 in Philadelphia she married pianist Alexander Kelberine (Ukraine, Kiev 22.feb.1903-3.jan.1940 New York City) ; 31.mar.1950 in Philadelphia she married antiquarian bookdealer George S MacManus (Philadelphia 28.apr.1906-12.jun.1967 Canada, Montreal)

Title Parts

[] The old scissors grinder. 1923
[] Quiet piece. Piano / Flute. 1932
[] Dance into space. Piano / Flute. 1933
[] From dawn until dusk. Piano. 1934
orchestration 1944

[] Sonata. Piano. 1935
[] Song cycle on poems of Sara Teasdale. 1936
[] String quartet. 1940
[] Easter hymn. Soprano, choir, harp, percussion and organ. 1941
[] Sonatine. Piano. 1942
[] Lamentation. Viola and piano. 1944
[] Song of the United Nations. Soprano, soprano chorus and 2 pianos. 1945
[] Festival fanfare. Orchestra. 1959
[] Prelude to the Star Spangled Banner. Orch
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