Received a Pulitzer Prize in 1970 for “Time’s Encomium.” His repertoire included functions for orchestra, opera, and chamber music. He was honored the brand new York Philharmonic’s Youthful Composers’ Prize when he was 16. From 1956 until 1957, he offered as pianist, librarian, and General Manger from the Columbia School Orchestra. He co-founded The Group for Modern Music in 1962. His dad, John H. Wuorinen, offered as chairman of Columbia University’s background department. His dad was also a specialist on Scandinavian affairs. He wedded his partner and supervisor Howard Stokar. He collaborated with Annie Proulx and Salman Rushdie.