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Ned Rorem photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-022

Scope and Contents

11 photographs of American composer and diarist Ned Rorem and unidentified friends, from June 1941.

Dates

  • ca. 1941

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Ned Rorem (born October 23, 1923 is an American composer and diarist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1976 for his Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra. Rorem showed an early interest in and talent for music. He received his early education at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and the American Conservatory of Music. He studied at Northwestern University before attending the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and the Juilliard School in New York City. Rorem was raised as a Quaker and refers to this in interviews in relation to his piece A Quaker Reader, which is based on Quaker texts.

Extent

.25 Linear feet (11 images of Ned Rorem, and American composer with unidentified friends.)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Vault: LG6
Title
Ned Rorem Collection
Author
Lisa Pena
Date
August, 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

Contact:
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