Foss, Lukas

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Tuesday, August 15, 1922 in Berlin, Germany

Died: Sunday, February 1, 2009 in New York, New York (USA)

Nation of Origin: Germany

Major Works:

Foss composes works based on American folk music and serial music.
His opera, The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, is well regarded.

Other Information:

General Bibliography:

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

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