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date: 19 November 2019

Palombo, Paul (Martin )locked

  • David Cope
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(Martin )

(b Pittsburgh, PA, Sept 10, 1937; d Stevens Point, WI, July 2, 1987). American composer. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (BME 1962), where he studied composition with Charles Hoag; his other teachers were robert hall Lewis at the Peabody Conservatory (1963–6) and wayne Barlow and bernard Rogers at the Eastman School (PhD 1969). While at Eastman he was awarded the Howard Hanson Prize for composition. In 1981 he was named composer of the year for the state of Washington. From 1969 to 1978 he taught at the College-Conservatory at the University of Cincinnati; there he developed and then directed the conservatory’s electronic music studio, where he produced most of his music dating from this period. In 1978 he was appointed director of the music school at the University of Washington, Seattle; he became composer-in-residence there in 1981. He was then appointed dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, where he served until his death in ...

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Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8/1992