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George Rochberg

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George Rochberg

George Rochberg has been played on NTS in shows including The Synth Hero Show, featured first on 25 June 2018. Songs played include Electrikaleidoscope.

George Rochberg, (July 5, 1918, Paterson, New Jersey – May 29, 2005, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) was an American composer of contemporary classical music.

Rochberg attended the Mannes College of Music, where one of his teachers was George Szell. He was the chairman of the music department at the University of Pennsylvania until 1968, and continued to teach there until 1983. His notable students include Vincent McDermott.

After a period of experimentation with serialism, Rochberg abandoned it after 1963 when his son died, saying…

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George Rochberg
Smithsonian Collection1981
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George RochbergSmithsonian Collection1981
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