Thompson, Randall

(21 April 1899, New York – 9 July 1984, Boston)
   Composer especially renowned for choral repertory, whose sacred works include settings of the book of Isaiah in The Peaceable {}Kingdom (eight voices, 1936), a famous Alleluia (four voices, 1940), {}The Last Words of David (four voices, orchestra, 1949), a Mass of {}the Holy Spirit (eight voices, 1956), a Biblical Requiem (12 voices, 1958), The Passion According to St. Luke (oratorio passion, 1965), as well as other psalm and hymn settings.

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  • Thompson, Randall — ▪ American composer born April 21, 1899, New York, N.Y., U.S. died July 9, 1984, Boston, Mass.  composer of great popularity in the United States, notable for his choral music.       Thompson studied at Harvard University and later with the… …   Universalium

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  • Randall Thompson — (* 21. April 1899 in New York City; † 9. Juli 1984 in Boston) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist und Musikpädagoge, der vor allem für seine Chorwerke bekannt wurde. Thompson studierte ab 1916 an der Harvard University u.a. bei Ernest Bloch und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Randall L. Gibson — Randall Lee Gibson (* 10. September 1832 bei Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky; † 15. Dezember 1892 in Hot Springs, Arkansas) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thompson H. Murch — Thompson Henry Murch (* 29. März 1838 in Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine; † 15. Dezember 1886 in Danvers, Massachusetts) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1879 und 1883 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Maine im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Randall Swingler — MM (28 May 1909 – 1967) was an English poet, writing extensively in the 1930s in the communist interest. His was a prosperous middle class Anglican family near Nottingham, with an industrial background in the Midlands. He was educated at… …   Wikipedia

  • Randall S. Harmon — (* 19. Juli 1903 in North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana; † 18. August 1982 in Muncie, Indiana) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1959 und 1961 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Indiana im US Repräsentantenhaus. Werdegang Ralph Harmon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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