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Reminiscences of an American composer and pianist

Author: George Walker
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: The first black American to receive the Pulitzer Prize for music (for his composition Lilacs), George Walker recounts the most significant events in his life and distinguished career as a composer and a musician.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, George, 1922-
Reminiscences of an American composer and pianist.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(OCoLC)639585985
Named Person: George Walker; George Walker; George Walker; George (Komponist) Walker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Walker
ISBN: 9780810869400 0810869403 9780810869417 0810869411
OCLC Number: 311310312
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer (Music).
Description: viii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
1: Early years --
2: College and career --
3: Traveling and teaching --
4: Composing, performing, and publishing --
5: Winning the Pulitzer --
6: Further successes --
7: Ruminations --
Appendixes --
A: Discography --
B: Major compositions --
C: Articles --
D: Reviews --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: George Walker.

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