Wuorinen, Charles

Wuorinen, Charles

(1938–  ) composer; born in New York City. He began composing in childhood and studied at Columbia University, later teaching there and at the Manhattan School. He was a prolific, well-known, sometimes controversial exponent of the serial compositional technique.
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