Betsy Jolas

(b. 1926)

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(b Paris, 1926).

Fr.‐born Amer. composer. Her Amer. parents took her to USA 1940. Won prize in Besançon int. cond. comp. 1953 and many subsequent awards. Replaced Messiaen at his Paris Cons. course 1971–4, joining faculty 1975. Teacher at many Amer. univs. and colls.

Subjects: Music.

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