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Biographical Sketches

Aaron Copland

Composer

Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn and 1900 and died in New York City in 1990. He is considered to be the “dean of American composers.” Copland was the winner of many awards including a Pulitzer Prize in music. He was a strong proponent of band music. He wrote many fine compositions for band and also scored most of this major orchestral pieces for band. Copland wrote music for children, movies, theater, and radio, and had strong local connections with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. (WMT)

The band has performed Fanfare for the Common Man and An Outdoor Overture.

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