Peter Lieberson

(b. 1946)

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(b NY, 1946; d Tel Aviv, 2011).

Amer. composer. Son of ballerina Vera Zorina. Studied at Columbia Univ. 1972–6 with Babbitt, Wuorinen, and Martino, later at Boulder, Colorado, with Chogyam Trungpa. Works incl. pf. conc. (1980); va. conc. (1982); Drala, orch. (1986); The Gesar Legend, orch. (1988); The World's Turning, orch. (1991); King Gesar, opera (1992); The Five Great Elements, orch. (1995); Processional, orch. (1995); Ashoka's Dream, opera (1996–7); 6 Realms, vc. conc. (2000); Rilke Songs, mez., orch. (2001); Ah, orch. (2002); pf. conc. No.3 (2003); Neruda Songs, mez., orch. (2005).

Subjects: Music.

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