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John Vincent (Composer)
Born: 17th May 1902, Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 21st January 1977, Santa Monica, California, United States
John Nathaniel Vincent, Jr was an American composer, conductor, and music educator.
Vincent was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and studied at the New England Conservatory of Music under Frederick Converse and George Chadwick graduating with a diploma in 1927. He continued his studies at George Peabody College where he earned a bachelors and a master's degree followed by doctoral studies at Harvard University from 1933 to 1935. While at Harvard studying under Walter Piston he won the John Knowles Paine Traveling Fellowship for two years of study with Nadia Boulanger. He was able to study original manuscripts of all classical composers at Paris Bibliotech Fransaise.