Period: Early 20th Century
Born: Wednesday, October 28, 1896 in Wahoo, Nebraska (USA)
Died: Thursday, February 26, 1981 in Rochester, New York (USA)
Nation of Origin: United States
opera: Merry Mount (1934)
Symphony No. 4, Op. 34 Hanson's work was influenced by the work of Sibelius and Grieg.
In 1944 Hanson won the Pulitzer Prize for Symphony No. 4.
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