(b Elyria, Ohio, 1912; d Rochester, NY, 1995). Amer. composer and author. Taught at Eastman 1937–78, becoming dir. of EMS. Comps. incl. religious choral works (7 Seals of Revelation, cantata, SATB, ch., orch., 1989), orch. works (Sinfonietta, sax. conc.), Frontiers for band (1982), works incorporating pre-recorded tape (Sonic Pictures, 1971; Psalm 97, 1971; Dialogues, 1969; Moonflight, 1970; Soundscapes, 1972), and instr. works (4 Chorale Voluntaries, org., 1979–80; Sonatina, fl., cl., vc., hp., 1984).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.