Schuman, William Composers Composition Music

The career of American Modern period composer William Schuman (1910-1992) began in high school, where he also played violin and banjo in a jazz ensemble which he formed. He wrote in most musical genres, including ten symphonies. He won the first Pulitzer Prize in 1943 music for A Free Song, was instrumental in establishing the Julliard Quartet while president of that school, and became first president of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in 1962.

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  • Schuman, William - Obituary and dictionary citations from M.L.A. Obituary Index.
  • Schuman, William (1910 - 1992), United States - Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and schuman, william link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella\'s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary schuman, william of Composers.
  • William Schuman - Classical Composers Database entry with brief life, major works and links.

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