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Charles Wuorinen

Charles WuorinenBorn: 9-Jun-1938
Birthplace: New York City

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

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
    MacArthur Fellowship
    Pulitzer Prize for Music 1970 for Time's Encomium

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Author of books:
Simple Composition (1979, nonfiction)

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