Ruppenthal, Stephen (Cranston)
- Charles Amirkhanian
(b Berkeley, June 3, 1949). American composer and performer. He studied composition and electronic music with Strange and musicology with Lou Harrison and Vernon Read at San Jose State University (BA in trumpet performance, 1973; MA in musicology, 1975). His thesis, A History of the Development and Techniques of Sound Poetry in the Twentieth Century in Western Cultures...