"The Lee Shore" (1941), oil on canvas, 28 1/4 x 43 in., of the painter Edward Hopper, contemporary of Beeson (Private collection)

Jack (Hamilton) Beeson

Jack (Hamilton) Beeson


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The composer Jack (Hamilton) Beeson was a author of vocal and instrumental music; was born in Muncie on the 15th July 1921, the same year of the composers Allanbrook, Arnold, Bergsma, Boldemann, Burghauser, Correia de Oliveira, Doran, Driessler, El-Dabh, Engelmann, Ferenczy, Geissler, Goldberg, Hewitt, Hines, Hopkins, Imbrie, Irino, Ishii, Kokkonen, Kurka, Lagidze, Landau, Lidholm, Nixon, Novák, Ogden, Podést, Rosen, Smit, Tausinger, Tischhauser, Townsend.

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Music examples MIDI ed Mp3 of 1900

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"Jonah" has been represented in 1950

"Hello, Out There" was performed on the 27th of May 1954 in New York

"The Sweet Bye and Bye" was performed on the 21st of November 1957 in New York (Juilliard School of Music)

"Lizzie Borden" was performed on the 25th of March 1965 in New York (New York City Opera)

"My Heart's in the Highlands" was performed on the 17th of March 1970

"Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines" was performed on the 20th of September 1975 in Kansas City

"Dr. Heidegger's Fountain of Youth" was performed in New York on the 17th of November 1978


"I asked a thief" (I asked a thief to steal me a peach), published in 1945, text of William Blake (1757-1827)

"I laid me down upon a bank", published in 1945, text of William Blake (1757-1827)

"The moon" (And, like a dying lady, lean and pale), text of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

"Dream-Pedlary" (If there were dreams to sell), published in 1952, text of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849)

"Never seek to tell thy love", published in 1945, text of William Blake (1757-1827)

"Eldorado", text of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)


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