(b Minneapolis, 1913; d Berlin, 1999). Amer. composer and writer. In 1941 worked with Milhaud at Mills Coll. Holder of various teaching posts. Active as mus. critic from 1948. Works incl. opera, sym. for str., 2 pf. concs., 2 str. qts., 2 pf. sonatas, db. conc., etc. Author of books on Bartók, Liszt, and the chansons of Arcadelt.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.