(1923- ), Richmond, Indiana. He studied composition at Juilliard with Bernard Wagenaar. An author as well as a composer, he has won many commissions and awards including the 1976 Pulitzer Prize in music for Air Music.
Summary of his life and works from the PBS series, I Hear America Singing. Includes .RAM and .WAV audio of the art song, Snake.
Biography from his publisher, Boosey and Hawkes. summarizes major portions of his life and works, emphasizing his art songs but opening a wider area for further exploration.
Musicalics entry with life, summary of works, and links to related composers and conductors.
Account of the composer's 2002 visit to Brooklyn College of CUNY and his discussion of the future of American art music and of the world in general.
An interview with the composer by Erik Philbrook.
Includes several photographs, calendar of events, list of compositions, list of literary works, biography and reviews.
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