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Gillian Bunshaft Anderson Biography (1943-)
Born November 28, 1943, in Brookline, MA; daughter of Robert Seymour and Doris (Wittkin) Bunshaft; married Gordon Wood Anderson, August 23, 1969. Addresses: Office--Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington, D.C. 20540.
- Birth Details
- November 28, 1943
- Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Credits; STAGE WORK; CONDUCTOR
- The Passion of Joan of Arc, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1982.
- The Thief of Bagdad, Ohio Theater, 1985.
- Way Down East, George Eastman House, Smithsonian Institution, 1986.
- Parsifal, Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, 1986.
- Wings, Mary Pickford Theater, 1987.
- Also conductor at the Toronto Film Festival, 1985 and 1987, and PordenoneSilent Film Festival, Italy, 1988; conductor of original scores for silent movies, including Ben Hur, Black Pirate, Carmen, The Circus, The Covered Wagon, Intolerance, Jeanne Dore, Nosferatu, Old Ironsides, Orphans of the Storm, and Robin Hood.
- Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors, BMG Classics, 1995.
- Conductor of arrangements for albums, including Music of the American Revolution, Volume 1, 1988; The Temple of Minerva (Francis Hopkins); and A New Royal Harmony (Daniel Bayley).
- Freedom's Voice in Poetry and Song, Scholarly Resources (Wilmington, DE),1977.
- Music in New York during the American Revolution: An Inventory of MusicalReferences in Rivington's New York Gazette, Music Library Association (Canton, MA), 1987.
- Music for Silent Films (1894-1929): A Guide, Music Library Association, 1988.
- Also author of Additions to Stephen D. Wescott's Comprehensive Guide to Film and TV Music, 1995. Editor of Francis Hopkinson's America Independent, orThe Temple of Minerva, of Political and Patriotic Music of the American Revolution, and (with John Wayne) of A Manual for the Use of the Copyright Record. Contributor of articles to periodicals, including Notes, New England Quarterly, Journal of American Folklore, Journal of American Musicology Society, Music Reference Services Quarterly and Ethnomusicology.
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