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Paul Laurence Dunbar, A Plea

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(1876-1951) Alden Carpenter graduated from Harvard University in 1897, having studied composition with John Knowles Paine. He had a brief period of study with Edward Elgar in Rome during 1906, and from 1908-12 lessons in theory with Bernhard Ziehm. Carpenter was the recipient of five honorary doctorates, and in 1947 the gold medal of the National Institute of Arts and Letters.