Period: Early 20th Century
Born: Sunday, March 4, 1928 in Mannheim, Germany
As of October 2015 this composer is still living.
To report updated information, please see the Contact Info page.
Nation of Origin: Germany/United States
Adler is considered an American Composer because he lived and worked in the United States from 1939 to the present. Adler was appointed chair of the Eastman School of Music in 1973.
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186
Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
Links to essays at other sites:
Please support this free site with your purchases.
Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction
by Eric Salzman
CLICK HERE for CDs of this composer.
CLICK HERE for Books about this composer.
CLICK HERE for Sheet Music by this composer.