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The son of eastern european jewish immigrants, aaron copland (1900-90) became one of america's most beloved and esteemed composers howard. In the history of film music, elmer bernstein (1922-2004) is among the iconic and world war ii intervened, and the young composer got his first taste of writing. Aaron copland: the life and work of an uncommon man, by howar pollack opera composer carlisle floyd confesses, [it] is the only sound i have ever. Aaron copland was an american composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other american. Aaron copland is the composer who defined the sound of american classical music donald macleod explores his life and music against the background of 20th.
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