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Copland, Aaron

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American composer of concert and film music, born 1900 and died 1990.

Widely credited with creating a distinctly American style of composition, and now best known for his "Fanfare for the Common Man", "Appalachian Spring", and his score for the 1939 film of Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men".
  • Copland House

    Aaron Copland's home, restored as a place to nurture American composers and their work; describes the house, programs of musical and educational activities, and awards, with a profile of the composer.

  • Who was that masked composer?

    An article by David Schiff for The Atlantic Monthly assesses Copland's work and his politics. [January, 2000].

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