Robert McBride (composer)

Robert McBride ( born February 20, 1911 in Tucson / Arizona, † 1 July 2007) was an American composer.

McBride studied at the University of Arizona in Tucson and taught until 1946 in Bennington / Vermont. Since 1957 he was a professor at the University of Tucson.

Its well over one thousand works are strongly influenced by jazz. Below, see, inter alia, to five ballets, a symphony, a symphonic melody, a Mexican Rhapsody, overtures, symphonic fantasies and Painting, a clarinet concerto, choral works and songs.


  • Alfred Baumgartner: Propylaea world of music: the composers. Volume 3, Berlin, Frankfurt, 1989, ISBN 3549078331 pp. 599-600
  • American composer
  • Americans
  • Born in 1911
  • Died in 2007
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