Period: Late 20th Century
Born: Wednesday, February 16, 1938 in New York, New York (USA)
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Nation of Origin: United States
Opera: The Ghosts of Versailles (1980-1991)
Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra (Pulitzer Prize Winner in 2001)
John Corigliano won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2001 for his Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra
Lampert, Vera; Kemp, Ian; and White, Eric Walter, The New Grove Modern Masters (The New Grove Series), W. W. Norton & Company, November 1997, ISBN: 0393315924
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186
Griffiths, Paul, Modern Music and After: Directions Since 1945, Oxford University Press; 1st edition (April 11, 1996), ISBN: 0198165110
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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Modern Music and After: Directions Since 1945
by Paul Griffiths
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