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David Amram

(b. 1930)


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(b Philadelphia, 1930).

Amer. horn‐player and composer. Played in jazz groups and sym. orchs. First comp.‐in‐residence with NYPO. Mus. dir. Lincoln Center Theater 1963–5. Works incl.: incid. mus. for chamber orch. for nearly 20 Shakespeare prods.; opera Twelfth Night (1968); Shakespearean Concerto; King Lear Variations; incid. mus. to Peer Gynt; triple conc.; vn. conc.; cantata A Year in our Land; vn. sonata; str. qt.; and songs. Published autobiography (NY, 1968).

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