Birthplace: New York City
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Time's Encomium
Prolific American composer, with over 185 works. He is a co-founder of the Group for Contemporary Music, and is the youngest person to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Currently he is a professor of composition at Rutgers.
High School: Trinity School, Manhattan, NY
University: Columbia University
American Academy of Arts and Letters 1985
Pulitzer Prize for Music 1970 for Time's Encomium
Author of books:
Simple Composition (1979, nonfiction)
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