Brant, Henry

Brant, Henry (Dreyfus)

(1913–  ) composer; born in Montreal, Canada. A student of Copland and Antheil, he was a leading avant-gardist of the 1920s and 1930s; he became increasingly interested in music for multiple ensembles separated spatially. He also taught at colleges including Columbia University, Juilliard, and Bennington College.
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In "Dangling Thoughts," McLean relates her impressions of several composers: John Cage, Henry Brant, Henry Cowell, Pauline Oliveros, Vladimir Ussachevsky, Morton Subotnick, and Vivian Fine; CRI record producer Carter Harman; BMI executive Oliver Daniel; and Folkways Records producer Moses Asch.