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Roger Sessions

Roger SessionsAKA Roger Huntington Sessions

Born: 28-Dec-1896
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 16-Mar-1985
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Concerto for Orchestra

    University: Harvard University
    University: School of Music, Yale University
    Professor: Princeton University (1935-45)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1945-52)
    Professor: Princeton University (1953-)
    Professor: Juilliard School of Music (1965-83)

    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Pulitzer Prize for Music 1982 for Concerto for Orchestra

Author of books:
The Musical Experience of Composer, Performer, Listener (1950)
Reflections on the Music Life in the United States (1956)

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