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Item ID   156688    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.517 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1974.012 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1974.012 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Ellis B. Kohs similar items
Title   Ellis B. Kohs compositions similar items
Filing Title   Kohs (Ellis B.) compositions similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1953-1969 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder similar items
Biographical History   Born in Chicago, Ellis B. Kohs was the son of Samuel C. Kohs. His early music training was at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and at New York City's Institute of Musical Art. He received a Master's degree (1938) from the University of Chicago and engaged in further musical study at the Julliard Graduate School and at Harvard. During World War II, he served as a warrant officer and bandleader for bands in the U.S. Army and in the U.S. Air Force. After the war, he taught music at the Kansas City Conservatory of Music and at several universities; was a board member of composers' associations; and received many awards for his work. In 1950, he became the chairman of the theory department in the University of Southern California's School of Music. In 1966, he was appointed the Director of Western Region for the Institute for Music in Contemporary Education. In addition, he has composed many pieces of music, several of which have been commercially recorded, including "Amerika: a Musical Tragicomedy in three acts and eleven scenes after the Novel" and "Passacaglia." similar items
Scope and Content   The collection includes a brochure with biographical information about Ellis B. Kohs, a score for Kohs' "Three Chorale-Variations on Hebrew Hymns," and a libretto for his "Amerika," based on the Franz Kafka novel. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156688 similar items
Link to OCLC WorldCat   http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71254650    
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18283422~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/kohs-ellis-b-compositions-1953-1969    
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