Kubik, Gail

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: 1914 in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (USA)

Died: 1984 in Covina, California (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:
Symphony Concertante (1952)
A Mirror for the Sky (a folk opera)
In Praise of Johnny Appleseed (for bass, chorus, an orchestra)
Gerald McBoing Boing (musical score for a cartoon)

Other Information:
Kubik studied with Piston and Sowerby. He won the Pulitzer Prize in Music for Symphony Concertante in 1952. He studied at the Eastman School of Music, the American Conservatory in Chicago, and Harvard University. He was also a friend of Nadia Boulanger.

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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