John Powell (musician)
Powell studied at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and was in Vienna since 1904, a student of Teodor Leszetycki and Karel Navratil. He has performed as a pianist until 1912 in Europe, then in the United States.
In addition to two symphonies, an overture and two orchestral pieces he composed a rhapsody nègre for Piano and Orchestra, a violin concerto, chamber music, piano pieces, choral works, songs and folk song arrangements.
- Rhapsody nègre, 1919
- Natchez on the Hill, 1932
- The Babe of Bethlehem, 1934
- Symphony in A, 1937
- Symphony on Virginian folk themes, 1945