Farwell, Arthur

Farwell, Arthur

(1872–1952) composer; born in St. Paul, Minn. After studies in the U.S.A. and Europe, he taught widely while pursuing studies in American Indian, African-American, and other native music, which contributed to his own highly eclectic style.
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