Harold Morris

#161963
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
17, 1890
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 6, 1964 (74)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1890
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 6, 1964 (74)

About

Recitalist and soloist who was a highly respected composer and educator. He helped to establish the American Music Guild in New York in 1921.

Before Fame

His compositions were performed by violinist and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe and violinist Josef Stransky.

Trivia

He was the U.S. director of the International Society for Contemporary Music beginning in 1936 until 1940.

Family Life

He was married to Cosby Dansby on August 20, 1914. Together they had one daughter.

Associated With

His New York concert debut in January 1921 included his recitations of composer Johannes Brahms as part of the program.