Jacob Druckman

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Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 24, 1996 (67)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 24, 1996 (67)

About

Pulitzer Prize winner in 1972 for his orchestral work "Windows." He was a pioneer in electronic music.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Juilliard School where he was a student of such notables as Vincent Persichetti, Peter Mennin, and Bernard Wagenaar.

Trivia

He served as composer-in-residence from 1982 until 1985 at the New York Philharmonic and was named Connecticut's State Composer Laureate.

Family Life

His father was the percussionist Daniel Druckman.

Associated With

He studied with fellow composer Aaron Copland at Tanglewood in 1949 and 1950.