Alexander Brott Biography

(Courtesy of the Canadian Encyclopedia)

Brott possessed a mastery of form and structure along with the techniques of composition, a remarkable aptitude for work, and considerable effectiveness in his vocal and instrumental writing (public domain).

Brott, Alexander

Alexander (b Joël) Brott (b Brod). Conductor, composer, violinist, teacher, b Montreal 14 Mar 1915, d Montreal 1 April 2005; L MUS (McGill) 1932, lauréat (AMQ) 1933, Diploma orchestration, composition (Juilliard) 1938, Diploma interpretation (Juilliard) 1939, honorary D MUS (Chicago Cons College) 1960, honorary LLD (Queen’s) 1973, honorary D MUS (McGill) 1980.

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