|Born||September 2, 1915|
|Died||December 1, 2005 90) (aged|
New York City
He worked as a freelance composer in New York City. He composed six operas, the music for the Broadway comedy Teahouse of the August Moon, a ballet, a ballet suite, two symphonies, a Polynesian suite, a dance piece and a concerto grosso for strings, a string quartet, orchestral songs, choral works, and piano pieces. Joan Field premiered his violin concerto.
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