Paul Creston

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Birthday
10, 1906
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 24, 1985 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1906
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 24, 1985 (78)

About

American composer known as one of the most prolific of the 40's and 50's. He wrote the music theory texts Principles of Rhythm and Rational Metric Notation.

Before Fame

He was born Giuseppe Guttoveggio and was self-taught in music.

Trivia

He was made an honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity.

Family Life

His wife Louise donated the Paul Creston Collection to the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Associated With

He was a noted music teacher who educated the likes of John Corigliano.

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