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date: 22 August 2019

Coates, Glorialocked

  • Detlef Gojowy

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(b Wausau, WI, Oct 10, 1938). American composer. She experimented with musical sounds early, winning a composition prize at the age of 12. In 1952 she met Alexander Tcherepnin with whom she studied both at the Mozarteum (1962) and privately, and who was to remain her mentor. She studied at Louisiana State University and Columbia (with Luening and Beeson), receiving degrees in singing and composition, and in theatre and art; she was also awarded a masters degree in composition and musicology. Coates was initially active as a singer, actor and painter as well as composer; in 1969 she moved to Munich and concentrated on composition. She produced the German-American Contemporary Concerts in Munich (1971–83), and wrote programmes for the West German Radio Cologne. She gave masterclasses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in 1975 founded the music division of the university's International Programs in Munich. She has also lectured widely. Awards include a UNESCO grant, the Norlin-Hewitt Award and the American Biographical Institute's Commemorative Medal of Honor....

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