Bennett, Wilhelmine Dressing (fem) 14.jun.1929- USA Illinois, Carmi
1947 BM from the Jordan Conservatory in Indianapolis Indiana, MM and DM with Anthony Donato at Northwestern University in Chicago, 1964 received a Fulbright fellowship to study 1965-1966 with Wolfgang Fortner at the Hochschule fur Musik in Freiburg Germany, with Wen-chung Chou at Columbia University in New York City, 1963 received a William T Farley award for creative writing, 1966 a grant from the National Council on the Arts, 1971 taught at the University of California in Santa Cruz, director of the International League of Women Composers, resided/taught in Greenfield Massachusetts, Stoutland Missouri, Columbia Missouri, Clear Creek Iowa, Riverside Iowa, Iowa City, 1976 residing at 101 Riverside Sidney NY, 1982 in West Branch Iowa, 2006 in Oxford Iowa ; daughter of farmer Voyle Columbus Bennett (Illinois Herald 3.jul.1890-6.apr.1944 Carmi) and Minnie Hambacher (Missouri, St Louis 1.mar.1888-10.nov.1982 Washington, Tacoma)

[Anderson 1976 gives erroneously born 1933]

Title Parts

[] Thumbelisa. Orchestra. 1949
[] Woodwind quintet. 1961
[] Hyperbolex. 1962
[] Seven seals. 1963
[] Symphony no1. 1964
[] Enola Gay. Orchestra. 1966
[] Suite absurdite. 1967
[] Colors. Orchestra. 1970
[] 5 Quick visions of the apocalypse. 1971
[] Beyond the quiet. 1974
[] Hieroglyphics. 1975
[] Symphony no2
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