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Robert J. Ward
Robert Eugene Ward (September 13, 1917 – April 3, 2013) was an American composer.
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Roger Sessions
Roger Huntington Sessions (December 28, 1896 – March 16, 1985) was an American composer, teacher, and writer on music.
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Morton Gould
Morton Gould (December 10, 1913 – February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.
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MILTON BABBITT
Milton Byron Babbitt (May 10, 1916 – January 29, 2011) was an American composer, music theorist, and teacher. He is particularly noted for his serial and electronic music.
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Betsy Jolas
Betsy Jolas (born 5 August 1926) is a Franco-American composer. Her parents are the American writer Eugene Jolas and the translator Maria McDonald.
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Don D. Coffman
Professor & Chair, Dept of Music Education & Music Therapy, Frost School of Music, University of Miami
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Jake Heggie
Jake Heggie (born March 31, 1961) is an American composer of opera, vocal, orchestral, and chamber music. He is best known for his operas and songs as well as for his collaborations with internationally renowned performers and ...
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Howard Hanson
Howard Harold Hanson (October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981) was an American composer, conductor, educator, music theorist, and champion of American classical music. As director for 40 years of the Eastman School of Music, he bu...
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S. S. Smith
Stuart Saunders Smith (born 1948) is an American composer and percussionist.
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Kirke Mechem
Kirke Mechem (born August 16, 1925) is an American composer. His first opera, Tartuffe, with over 400 performances in six countries, has become one of the most popular operas written by an American. He has composed more than 25...
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Henry F. Gilbert
Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert (September 26, 1868 – May 19, 1928) was an American composer and collector of folk songs. He is best remembered today for his interest in the music of African-Americans around the turn of the 20th...
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Douglas Leedy
Douglas Leedy (March 3, 1938 - March 28, 2015 ) was an American composer, performer and music scholar.
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DONALD MARTINO
Donald Martino (May 16, 1931 – December 8, 2005) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American composer.
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Ralph Shapey
Ralph Shapey (12 March 1921 – 13 June 2002) was an American composer and conductor.
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James Tenney
James Tenney (August 10, 1934 – August 24, 2006) was an American composer and influential music theorist.
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Daniel Pinkham
Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Jr. (June 5, 1923 – December 18, 2006) was an American composer, organist, and harpsichordist.
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Andrew Welsh Imbrie
Andrew Welsh Imbrie (April 6, 1921 – December 5, 2007) was an American composer of contemporary classical music.
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Helmut Braunlich
Helmut Braunlich (born 19 May 1929 in Brünn, Moravia; d. 24 May 2013) was a German-American violinist, composer, and musicologist.
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Leonard Slatkin
Leonard Edward Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor, author and composer.
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Clarence C. White
Clarence Cameron White (August 10, 1880 – June 30, 1960) was an African-American neoromantic composer and concert violinist. Dramatic works by the composer were his best-known, such as the incidental music for the play Tambour ...
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