Twentieth century American composer and pianist William Bolcom (1938-) was a precocious child who began studying composition at the University of Washington at age eleven. He earned his BA in 1958 and completed his doctorate in composition from Stanford University in 1964. Among his many honors was the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1988 for 12 New Etudes for Piano.
Biography and information on two ballets.
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
List of songs and song cycles, some with texts.
Listing of films using his music, including those based on his opera McTeague, from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
Official site of the Pulitzer Prize winning composer and his singer wife. Includes biographies, tour schedules, recordings, reviews, compositions, photographs, honors and awards, and contact information.
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