German-born American composer Charles Martin Tornov Loeffler (1861-1935) fabricated an Alsatian origin in response to his father's treatment by German authorities. As a conductor, he supported new music, as a composer, he continued in the Romantic tradition while embracing Impressionism. Later works also incorporated jazz.
Portrait, painting background, and biographyical essay on his relationship with artist John Singer Sargent with internal and external links. Part of Natasha's Internet Art Tour pages.
Chronology of selected works with biography highlighting his anti-German sentiments plus links. From Musicalics.
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