Today is American Composer John Corigliano's 82nd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Corigliano's 82nd birthday

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Today is Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Corigliano's 82nd birthday.

A graduate of Columbia University and the Manhattan School of Music, his signature works include his 1st and 2nd Symphonies, clarinet and violin concerti - and the film scores for the movies Altered States, Revolution and The Red Violin.

He currently holds a Distinguished Professorship at the City University of New York.

 

LARA ST JOHN | JOHN CORIGLIANO | 'STOMP' FOR SOLO VIOLIN