Howard Hanson

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Birth Name: Howard Hanson

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Nebraska

Date Of Birth: October 28, 1896

Date Of Death: February 26, 1981

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Howard Hanson was born on the 28th of October, 1896. He was famous for being a Composer. Pulitzer Prize winner for 1944’s Symphony No. 4. He directed the Eastman School of Music for 40 years. He was known for such original works as “Symphonic Rhapsody,” “Two Yuletide Pieces,” and the “Scandinavian Suite,” a celebration of his Lutheran and Scandinavian ancestry.

Howard Hanson was born in Nebraska. He earned a BA degree in music from Northwestern in 1916, studying with Peter Lutkin, a church music expert, and pianist and composer Arne Oldberg. His first nationally recognized work was “The California Forest Play” from 1920. His best-known composition was Symphony No. 2, the ‘Romantic,’ which was premiered by Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra on November 28, 1930, as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration.

Howard Hanson was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Howard Hanson was born in 1890s.

Howard Hanson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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Howard Hanson was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Howard Hanson
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Howard Hanson was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Howard Hanson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Howard Hanson had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Howard Hanson’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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