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Samuel Jones
Samuel Jones (born June 2, 1935, Inverness, Mississippi) is an American composer and conductor.
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Timothy Mahr
Timothy Mahr (born March 20, 1956) is a professor of music at St. Olaf College, and an American composer and conductor.
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Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music.
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Lily Strickland
Lily Strickland (28 January 1884 – 6 June 1958) was an American composer, painter and writer.
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Christian Wolff
Christian G. Wolff (born March 8, 1934) is an American composer of experimental classical music.
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David Shire
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Stephen Sondheim
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John Jacob Niles
John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892 – March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Called the "Dean of American Balladeers", Niles was an important influence on the American folk music rev...
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Cy Coleman
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Alan Menken
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Mike Morasky
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Irwin Bazelon
Irwin Bazelon (b. Evanston, Illinois, June 4, 1922; died August 2, 1995) was an American composer of contemporary classical music. Contemporary American composer Irwin Bazelon’s music is known for its interesting rhythms and it...
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Peggy Stuart Coolidge
Peggy Stuart Coolidge (19 July 1913 – 7 May 1981) was an American composer and conductor. She was one of the first female American composers to have a recording devoted to her symphonic works, and the first American composer (m...
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William Grant Still Jr.
William Grant Still (May 11, 1895 – December 3, 1978) was an American composer, who composed more than 150 works, including five symphonies and eight operas. Often referred to as "the Dean" of African-American composers, Still ...
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Ruth Porter Crawford-Seeger
Ruth Crawford Seeger (July 3, 1901 – November 18, 1953), born Ruth Porter Crawford, was an American modernist composer active primarily during the 1920s and 1930s and an American folk music specialist from the late 1930s until ...
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Harry Thacker Burleigh
Henry Thacker "Harry" Burleigh (December 2, 1866 – September 12, 1949), a baritone, was an African-American classical composer, arranger, and professional singer. He was the first black composer to be instrumental in the develo...
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Lawrence Dillon
Lawrence Dillon (born July 3, 1959) is an American composer, and Composer in Residence at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). His music has a wide range of expression, generally within a tonal idiom not...
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Amy Beach
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. As a pianist, she was acclaimed at concerts she gave in the United States and in Germany.
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Ellen Taafe Zwilich
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (born April 30, 1939, in Miami, Florida) is an American composer, the first female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Her early works are marked by atonal exploration, but by the late 1980s she h...
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Eleanor Everest Freer
Eleanor Everest Freer (born 14 May 1864, d. 13 Dec 1942) was an American composer and philanthropist.
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