(b Detroit, 1923; d NY, 1969). Amer. composer and critic. Promoted recitals of Amer. song with Ned Rorem. Wrote incidental mus. for 4 plays by Albee. Wrote th. and mus. criticism for NY Herald Tribune, etc. Works incl. opera Bartleby (prod. NY 1961); Notations for orch.; song-cycles incl. The Weeping Pleiades (Housman); and choral mus.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.