Edward MacDowell

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Edward MacDowell
Edward A. MacDowell.jpg
Born(1860-12-18)18 December 1860
New York City, United States
Died23 January 1908(1908-01-23) (aged 47)
New York City, United States
Resting placeMacDowell Colony
NationalityAmerican
EducationColumbia University
OccupationPianist, composer
Known forTwo piano concertoes
Spouse(s)Marian MacDowell

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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