American 20th century composer Joseph Schwantner (1943-) began his musical life as a rock guitarist. Since that time, he has produced a large body of band and orchestral music, often emphasizing percussion and guitar. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979 for Aftertones of Infinity.
Official site. Includes biography, works, discography, performances, news, colleagues, illustrations, and contact information.
Outline of episode of the program Soundings produced by New Television Workshop at WGBH Television.
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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