Pulitzer Prize-winning composer for 2008’s “THE TINY Match Girl Interest.” His concert parts, which showcased eclectic game titles such as for example “Consuming Living Monkeys,” have already been referred to as totalist, and he added to the well-known Requiem for the Wish soundtrack. He received levels from Stanford School, the School of Iowa, and Yale School. He was educated by such notables as Henri Lazarof, Lou Harrison, Richard Hervig, Jacob Druckman, Hans Werner Henze, and Martin Bresnick. He was called 2013 Author of the entire year by Musical America. He fathered three kids along with his wife Suzanne Bocanegra. His 1999 opera “THE ISSUE of Crossing a Field” was predicated on among Ambrose Bierce’s brief stories.