Known for such modern classical works because the Confidence Man (an opera in line with the Herman Melville novel) as well as the Eden: Away of Period and Away from Space concerto, this acclaimed composer received a 2004 Grammy nomination for his String Quartet Zero. 5. After their studies at both Mannes University of Music as well as the Curtis Institute of Music, he offered in World Battle II. Upon time for america, he chaired the music section at the School of Pa. His memoirs had been published posthumously beneath the name of Five Lines, Four Areas. Though the almost all his early function implemented the atonal compositional technique of serialism, he started composing tonal and extremely emotional music following 1964 loss of life of his youthful kid, Paul. His relationship to Gene Rosenfeld created one other kid, a daughter called Francesca. The Grammy and Pulitzer-winning composer William Bolcom was one of is own students.