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Richter, Marga (October 21, 1926-June 25, 2020)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: October 21, 1926 - June 25, 2020

Biography

Marga Richter was born October 21, 1926 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. She attended the Juilliard School for both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Composition and she studied with William Bergsma and Vincent Persichetti. Richter’s compositions include three ballets, one opera, works for orchestra, band, chamber music, solo instruments, and vocal music. “Composing music is my response to a constant desire to transform my perception and emotions into music.”

Sources: • Rosen, Judith. “Richter, Marga.” In Grove Music Online. Oxford University Press, 2001. • Richter, Marga. “The Music of Marga Richter.” Marga Richter: Composer. www.margarichter.com/works.html

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Composers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0078
Scope and Contents

The American Composers Collection includes material related to over 150 composers, including manuscript music scores, programs, correspondence, news clippings, and other items. Material varies with composer, from a single item to several folders. The collection was amassed from various donations to the University of Missouri-Kansas City before being given to the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections. Provenance is noted when known.

Dates: 1813 - 2006

Marga Richter (Addendum 4), 1993

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The American Composers Collection includes material related to over 150 composers, including manuscript music scores, programs, correspondence, news clippings, and other items. Material varies with composer, from a single item to several folders. The collection was amassed from various donations to the University of Missouri-Kansas City before being given to the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections. Provenance is noted when known.

Dates: 1993

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