Period: Late 20th Century
Born: Tuesday, December 20, 1938 in Orange, New Jersey (USA)
As of November 2003 this composer is still living.
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Nation of Origin: United States
He won the Pulitzer Prize in Music for The Flight Into Egypt in 1987.
Kennedy, Michael, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition, 1997, ISBN: 0198691629
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
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2001, ISBN: 1561592390
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186
Links to essays at other sites:
Modern Music and After: Directions Since 1945
by Paul Griffiths
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Biography at the Schirmer site
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