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William Schuman

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A popular concert, contemporary and chamber music composer, William Schuman put not only notes in his music, but also compassion and human qualities. His works range from orchestra pieces to tangos. As an American composer, he received many awards and held many teaching positions. His cantata "A Free Song" won the first Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1943. William Schuman was born in New York in 1910. His childhood interests were more in baseball than in music. It was not until h... Read more

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