Kim, Earl [Eul]
- Martin Brody
(b Dinuba, CA, Jan 6, 1920; d Cambridge, MA, Nov 19, 1998). American composer of Korean descent. He began piano lessons at the age of nine, and was a pupil of Homer Grun for seven years. In 1939 he began composition and theory studies with Schoenberg at UCLA, but transferred a year later to the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked with Ernest Bloch. His education was interrupted by service in the US Army Intelligence Service during World War II. After the war he returned to Berkeley, where he studied with Sessions (MM ...