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Percy Grainger  

Celebrating his Life and Work





 

Our Mission

Percy Grainger America Inc. is engaged in an ongoing re-creation of the life and times of Australian composer Percy Grainger during his forty years in America (1921 to 1961). To this end Percy Grainger America Inc. has rededicated Grainger’s historic landmark home at 7 Cromwell Place in White Plains, New York as a living time capsule that exhibits how an internationally famous, radically inventive creative artist (and his wife, Ella Viola Strom, also an artist) lived and worked as "different drummers" in twentieth century America. The Graingers' home, long a destination for a worldwide stream of visiting musicians, now reemerges as a fascinating storybook world for a larger cultural public.




"I have as much to learn from CHINESE or zulu music as from  Schönberg  or Scarlatti.

i feel that Genius is everywhere  "




-Percy Grainger

August 23, 1916

"My art sets out to celebrate the beauty of bravery."        

                                       -Percy Grainger

Email Us:

info@percygraingeramerica.org

(914) 281-1610

Address:

7 Cromwell Place

White Plains, NY  10601

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