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Harry Somers

Full name: Harry Stewart Somers
Gender: Male
Born: September 11, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: March 9, 1999 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Canadian pianist Harry Somers studied piano and composition and worked as a pianist during the 1940s with works from [Barbara Pentland]. In 1949 he moved to Paris for further studies for one year, and in 1960 he returned to study Gregorian singing. Somers then worked as a school teacher. From 1969-71 he lived in Roma and was named one of the most productive Canadian composers in 1972. Somers was immensely successful as a composer. He had an eclectic, personal approach to 20th century styles and composed a large body of work.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Art Competitions Mixed Music, Instrumental And Chamber Canada CAN AC
1948 Summer 22 London Art Competitions Mixed Music, Vocals Canada CAN AC

Mixed Music, Instrumental And Chamber

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 22 London Art Competitions Canada Final Standings AC Testament of Youth

Mixed Music, Vocals

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 22 London Art Competitions Canada Final Standings AC A Song of Joys
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