American Composer Aaron Copland Born On This Day in 1900 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American composer Aaron Copland was born on this day in 1900 – 117 years ago

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Aaron Copland Birthday

American composer Aaron Copland was born on this day in 1900 – 117 years ago.

Dying in 1990, his signature works include ‘Appalachian Spring’, ‘Billy the Kid’, ‘Rodeo’ and ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’.

Copland’s major contributions to the violin repertoire includes a concerto and a sonata with piano.

ISAAC STERN & AARON COPLAND | COPLAND | SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | 1968

 

Copland: Violin Sonata |CD|

Christiane Edinger, Violin

Konrad Richter, Piano

Release Date: February 7, 2017

SWR Classic Archive

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