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American Composer Quotes

Author Birth - Death
Aaron Copland 1900 - 1990 
Alan Hovhaness 1911 - 2000 
Alex North 1910 - 1991 
Alfred Newman 1900 - 1970 
Anthony Davis 1951 -   
Arthur Schwartz 1900 - 1984 
Beth Anderson  
Big Bill Broonzy 1893 - 1958 
Billy Strayhorn 1915 - 1967 
Burt Bacharach 1928 -   
Carlisle Floyd 1926 -   
Carter Burwell 1955 -   
Charles Ives 1874 - 1954 
Christopher Young 1958 -   
Cole Porter 1893 - 1964 
Cy Coleman 1929 - 2004 
David Amram 1930 -   
David Baker  
David Del Tredici 1937 -   
Earle Brown 1926 - 2002 
Edgard Varese 1883 - 1965 
Elliott Carter 1908 -   
Elmer Bernstein 1922 - 2004 
Eric Whitacre 1970 -   
Eubie Blake 1883 - 1983 
Eugene Chadbourne 1951 -   
George Crumb 1929 -   
George Gershwin 1898 - 1937 
Gunther Schuller 1925 -   
Harold Budd 1936 -   
Hoagy Carmichael 1899 - 1981 
James Horner 1953 - 2015 
James Tenney 1934 -   
Jay Livingston 1915 - 2001 
Jerome Kern 1885 - 1945 
Jerry Goldsmith 1929 - 2004 
Jerry Herman 1933 -   
Jerry Hunt 1943 -   
Jimmy Webb 1946 -   
John A. Powell  
John Cage 1912 - 1992 
John Corigliano 1938 -   
John Williams 1932 -   
John Zorn 1953 -   
Jonathan Larson 1960 - 1996 
Keith Jarrett 1945 -   
La Monte Young 1935 -   
Leo Ornstein 1892 - 2002 
Leonard Bernstein 1918 - 1990 
Lou Harrison 1917 - 2003 
Marvin Hamlisch 1944 - 2012 
Meredith Monk 1942 -   
Milton Babbitt 1916 -   
Morton Feldman 1926 - 1987 
Ned Rorem 1923 -   
Oscar Levant 1906 - 1972 
Paul Bowles 1910 - 1999 
Philip Glass 1937 -   
Richard Rodgers 1902 - 1979 
Robert Ashley 1930 -   
Roger Sessions 1896 - 1985 
Roscoe Mitchell 1940 -   
Samuel Barber 1910 - 1981 
Stephen Paulus 1949 - 2014 
Stephen Sondheim 1930 -   
Steve Reich 1936 -   
Terry Riley 1935 -   
Virgil Thomson 1896 - 1989 
William Billings 1746 - 1800 
William Bolcom 1938 -