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Byline: John F. Morrison
Jan. 19--SYLVIA Glickman first encountered the music of Amy Beach, one of the country's most prolific - but generally ignored - women composers, in the 1960s. It changed her life. While Glickman went on to a distinguished career as concert pianist, composer, teacher, wife and mother, she didn't lose sight of her conviction that women classical-music composers had gotten short shrift - for centuries.
Finally, in the mid '80s she went to work to save literally hundreds of them from anonymity. Using her home computer, she started a publishing enterprise to present these ignored composers to the world. And, with amazing energy …