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Edwin Hughes (Arranger)

Born: August 15, 1884 - Washington D.C., USA
Died: July 17, 1965 - New York, NY, USA

The American pianist and teacher, Edwin Hughes, studied with S.M. Fabian in Washington, D.C., with Joseffy in New York (1906-1907), and with Leschetizky in Vienna (1907-1910).

Edwin Hughes taught at the Ganapol School of Musical Art in Detroit from 1910 to 1912, the Volpe Institute of Music in New York from 1916 to 1917, and the Institute of Musical Art in New York from 1918 to 1923. He lectured at various schools. From 1920 to 1926 he was special editor of piano music for G. Schirmer, Inc. He toured widely in the USA and Europe after the close of World War I; performed duo-recitals with his wife, the pianist Jewel Bethany Hughes, and also gave master-classes.

Source: Bakerís Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2007)

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