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Earle Brown

Earle BrownBorn: 26-Dec-1926
Birthplace: Lunenburg, MA
Died: 2-Jul-2002
Location of death: Rye, NY
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Developed open-form scores

Military service: WWII

Avant-garde composer created new systems of notation, including graphic notation and open form notation. Earle was a composer in John Cage's circle in the 1950s, along with Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, and David Tudor.

Sister: Marilyn Krysil
Wife: Carolyn Rice Brown (div.)
Wife: Susan Sollins (m.)

    University: Mathematics and Engineering, Northeastern University
    University: Composition, Schillinger House School of Music

    Guggenheim Fellowship



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