Edward MacDowell facts for kids
|Died||23 January 1908
New York City, United States
|Resting place||MacDowell Colony|
|Known for||Two piano concertoes|
Edward Alexander MacDowell (December 18, 1860 – January 23, 1908) was an American composer and pianist of the Romantic period. His best known works include his two piano concertos and his piano collections Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces and New England Idylls. Woodland Sketches includes his most popular short piece, "To a Wild Rose". In 1904 he was one of the first seven Americans made members in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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Bronze relief of MacDowell by Helen Farnsworth Mears (1906, cast 1907) Brooklyn Museum
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