Hall Overton

Composer

1920 – 1972

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Who was Hall Overton?

Hall Franklin Overton was an American composer, jazz pianist, and music teacher. He was born in Bangor, Michigan. He was the first of three sons born to Stanford and Ruth Overton and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Born
Feb 23, 1920
Bangor
Also known as
  • Hall Franklin Overton
  • Hal Overton
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Chicago Musical College
    Musical composition
  • Music theory
  • Master's Degree, Juilliard School
    Musical composition
    ( - 1951)
Employment
  • Yale School of Music
  • The New School
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Nov 24, 1972
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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