String orchestra ; Clarinet solo
Boris Levenson (Loewensohn) (1884-1947) was a Russian-born American composer. Levenson was born on 22 March 1884 in Ackerman, Bessarabia (now Bilhorod-Dnistrovsʹkyi, Ukraine, then a province of Russian Empire). Levenson became a pupil of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, before becoming a prominent composer of his own right. A Bessarabian Jew, Levenson focused his work on Jewish folk songs. He traveled to the USA in 1920. His musical output also includes a string quartet among other works. This was performed in a concert of his works in London, England in April, 1920.He died in March 1947 in New York City.