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Quincy Porter

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1954 Pulitzer Award winner for his “Concerto Concertante.” He attempted harmonically acerbic and dissonant music. He went to Yale College or university, where he was trained by such notables as Horatio Parker and David Stanley Smith. He had written nine string quartets from 1923 until 1953, aswell as two symphonies and many concertos. His family members was surviving in New Haven when he was created. He was wedded to his wife Lois until his loss of life. He founded the American Music Middle with Aaron Copland.

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Full Name Quincy Porter
Date Of Birth February 7, 1897
Died November 12, 1966, Bethany, Connecticut, United States
Place Of Birth Connecticut
Profession Composer
Education Yale School of Music
Nationality American
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Music, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Star Sign Aquarius

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