Music for Harp and Chamber Orchestra
EBM EBM0610116/ HL 45075
1212 2000 Str
Hale Smith (1925 – 2009) was an American composer, pianist, educator, arranger, and editor born in Cleveland, Ohio. Smith studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, graduating with a B.M. degree in 1950, and obtaining an M.M. in 1952. There, his instructors included Marcel Dick (composition), Ward Lewis (theory), Dorothy Price (piano), and Robert U. Nelson (calligraphy). In 1953 Smith's opera Blood Wedding premiered in Cleveland.