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    Ned Rorem was an American composer and writer of contemporary classical music. Rorem was best known for his art songs, which number over 500. He was the leading American writer of the genre in his time. His other work included operas, concerts, piano music as well as choral chamber and orchestral work. He was a pure talent, he won so many awards including the Pulitze Prize for Music in 1976, for his Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra.

    Rorem attended University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Hi...  more