Creston, Paul [Guttoveggio, Giuseppe]
- Walter G. Simmons
(b New York, Oct 10, 1906; d San Diego, CA, Aug 24, 1985). American composer of Italian parentage. Born into a poor immigrant family, he had no training in theory or composition although he did take piano and organ lessons with Gaston Dethier and Pietro Yon respectively. He did not decide on a career in composition until ...