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Winkler, Peter K(enton)

Michael Meckna

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.42704

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(b Los Angeles, Jan 26, 1943). American composer. After studying with Seymour Shifrin at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1964), he attended Princeton University (MFA 1968), where his teachers were Babbitt and Kim. From 1968 to 1971 he was a Junior Fellow at Harvard; he then joined the faculty of SUNY, Stony Brook. In 1976 he won a League of Composers-ISCM prize for Humoresque and in 1978 received a MacDowell Colony Fellowship. He has also been active as a musical director for theatrical productions.

Winkler's compositions are either formal and cultivated or popular and...

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Subjects: Contemporary Music

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