(1920- ), Oak Park, Illinois. He won the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op.9.
Biographical entry noting his flirting with stock-brokering until winning the Pulitzer Prize. From Musicalics.
Listing of clarinet compositions with internal links to related works.
Interview covering full-time composing, Toscanini, his teachers, including Hanson and Boulanger, self publishing, his Pulitzer Piano Concerto, "official" American music, opera, jazz, music boxes, notoriety, and composers today. Quicktime and PDF.
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