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Ned Rorem

Composer, Author (born 23-Oct-1923)


Ned Rorem. Lies: A Diary, 1986-1999. New York, NY: Basic Books. 2000. 416pp.

Ned Rorem. The New York Diary of Ned Rorem. New York: George Braziller. 1967. 218pp.

Ned Rorem. The Paris Diary of Ned Rorem. New York: George Braziller. 1966. 256pp.

Ned Rorem. The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985. San Francisco: North Point Press. 1987. 634pp.

Ned Rorem. The Final Diary, 1961-1972. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. 1974. 439pp.

Ned Rorem. Later Diaries of Ned Rorem: 1961-1972. Perseus Publishing. 2000.

Ned Rorem. Knowing When to Stop: A Memoir. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1994. 607pp.

Ned Rorem. Wings of Friendship: Selected Letters, 1944-2003. Shoemaker & Hoard. 2005. 332pp.


  1. An Eternal Youth, Now 90
    Celebrating Ned Rorem's 90th Birthday
    by Steve Smith. The New York Times Magazine, 25-Oct-2013.


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  5. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.154)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.608)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.627)

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