Over the Hills (voice and piano)

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Paul Laurence Dunbar, Over the Hills

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(1882-1955) Marion Bauer was born in Walla Walla, Washington. She studied piano and harmony with Henry Holden Huss and then studied with Raoul Pugno, Louis Campbell-Tipton, Pierre Monteux, and Nadia Boulanger. Although Bauer had never earned a college degree (despite her years of study), she joined the faculty at New York University, where she taught music history and composition. Bauer also was affiliated with the Juilliard School as a guest lecturer. Additionally, she also taught at Mills College, the Carnegie Institute of Technology, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She was a founding member of the American Music Guild (1921), the Society of American Women Composers (1925), the American Composers Alliance (1937), and the American Music Center (1939). Furthermore, she was secretary for the Society for the Publication of American Music and a board member for the League of Composers and the American Composers Alliance. Bauer received an honorary doctorate from New York College of Music in 1954. She was widely published in journals and was the author of five books.