Rochberg, George

Rochberg, George
▪ 2006

      American composer (b. July 5, 1918, Paterson, N.J.—d. May 29, 2005, Bryn Mawr, Pa.), at first wrote in a Modernist vein but from the 1960s embraced an eclectic style that he felt offered greater expressive possibilities. His works included symphonies, string quartets, and songs. He taught (1948–54) at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, where he had studied, and at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was chairman (1960–68) of the music department. An expanded edition of his 1984 book The Aesthetics of Survival: A Composer's View of 20th-Century Music was reissued in 2004.

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