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    Composer, music theorist, writer and artist born in Los Angeles (5 September 1912) and died in New York (12 August 1992). He is best known and lauded as a pioneer of post-war avant-garde composition.He left Pomona College early to travel in Europe (1930-31), then studied with Cowell in New York (1933-4) and Schönberg in Los Angeles (1934): his first published compositions, in a rigorous atonal ...more

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