Joan Benson

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Joan Benson (October 9, 1925 – January 1, 2020) was an American keyboard player. Her works focused on the clavichord and fortepiano.[1] She was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

From 1968 through 1976, she taught at Stanford University until joining the faculty at the University of Oregon in Eugene, where she taught through 1987.

Benson died on January 1, 2020 in Eugene, Oregon at the age of 94.[2][3]

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  1. Schott, Howard. "Benson, Joan". Grove Music Online; Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press.
  2. "Joan Benson Obituary – Eugene, Oregon". The Register-Guard. Legacy.com. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
  3. Lebrecht, Norman. "Death of leading US clavichordist, 94". Slipped Disc. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
  4. "Joan Benson, Clavichord". WorldCat. OCLC 16959600. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  5. "Music of C. P. E. Bach". Orion. 1976. OCLC 3531828. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  6. "Works of Haydn and Pasquini". Cambridge, Massachusetts: Titanic Records. 1982. OCLC 8970132. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  7. "Clavichord Music of Johann Kuhnau and C. P. E. Bach". WorldCat. ISBN 9780253388810. OCLC 20440485. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  8. "The Clavichord: Music of Johann Kuhnau and C. P. E. Bach: 18th Century". AllMusic. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Brauchli, Bernard (2015). "Clavichord for Beginners by Joan Benson". Performance Practice Review. 20 (1): 1. doi:10.5642/perfpr.201520.01.02. Retrieved October 4, 2016.