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Bernard Wagenaar

Bernard Wagenaar (July 18, 1894 – May 19, 1971) was a Dutch-American composer, conductor and violinist.

Wagenaar was born in Arnhem. He studied at Utrecht University before starting his career as a teacher and conductor in 1914. He moved to the U.S. in 1920, and he became a citizen in 1927. From 1925 to 1968 he taught at the Juilliard School, where Ned Rorem, Jacob Druckman, Bernard Herrmann, Robert Ward, Tutti Camarata, Charles Jones, Alan Shulman, Katharine Mulky Warne, and James Cohn were among his pupils. He was an active member of the League of Composers and similar organizations and was an officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau in the Netherlands. He died in York, Maine.

He wrote four symphonies (1926, 1930, 1936 and 1946) and other orchestral, vocal, and chamber music in a broadly neoclassical style.His second symphony was one of the few American works Arturo Toscanini performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra; the first performances were on November 10, 11, and 13, 1933, in Carnegie Hall.

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Some of their strengths

Bernard Wagenaar has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Passionate, Confident, Intuitive, Imaginative, Creative, Compassionate, and Intense.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Bernard Wagenaar is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Warm and Caring

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Bernard Wagenaar well know them as someone who can be warm, caring, and compassionate, like a lamp or torch.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Bernard Wagenaar as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Charismatic and Instinctual

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Bernard Wagenaar is someone who handles stress better than most people, and who tends to have a powerful charisma and convictions.

They are also someone who is altruistic, tolerant, and sophisticated, and who tends to be a perfectionist who is always working to try and make everything and everyone better.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Bernard Wagenaar tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Bernard Wagenaar's challenges

While Bernard Wagenaar has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Bernard Wagenaar can be Emotional, Standoffish, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Difficult, Perfectionist, and Domineering.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Bernard Wagenaar's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Bernard Wagenaar must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Domineering and Impatient

Bernard Wagenaar is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Bernard Wagenaar also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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