(b Dover, NH, 1907).
Amer. composer. Held several teaching posts, incl. Univ. of California, Vassar Coll., and Univ. of Washington (1958–71). Many comps. in wide range of fields incl. 2 operas, 3 str. qts., and Gloria in 5 Official Languages of the United Nations (1950) for ch. and orch.