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Why Amy Beach Matters

Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society and Boston Women's Heritage Trail at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston MA

Mar 25 2018
Why Amy Beach Matters

Noted American composer Amy Beach rose to fame in the late 19th-century, and was widely praised as among the most important American composers. But after her death, she fell into obscurity, and for decades her music was completely unknown.

To celebrate Women's History Month, join us for a talk on the noted American composer Amy Beach. Amy Beach (1867-1944) rose to fame in the late 19th-century, and was widely praised as among the most important American composers. But after her death, she fell into obscurity, and for decades her music was completely unknown. A rediscovery began in the 1970s, becoming a crescendo that reached a notable peak in 2017, the 150th anniversary of her birth. Dr. Liane Curtis considers Beach's remarkable
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Free and open to the public

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if the weather is good, we may walk to Amy Beach's grave at the conclusion of the talk.

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Forest Hills Cemetery

95 Forest Hills Avenue, Boston, MA 02130

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