Award-winning American musician and composer whose career spanned 3 decades and whose essays appeared in lots of well-known magazines. He attained his doctorate from Cornell College or university, where he researched musicology. He received the extremely renowned Raymond Hubbell-ASCAP Prize for his function in 1984. His family members was surviving in Atlanta, Georgia, when he was created. He and celebrity Michele Greene both researched at the College or university of Southern California.