Moore, Douglas

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Thursday, August 10, 1893 in Cutchoque, New York (USA)

Died: Friday, July 25, 1969 in Greenport, New York (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:
Operas:
White Wings, chamber opera (1935)
The Headless Horseman (1936)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1939)
The Emperor's New Clothes (1949 and revised in 1956)
Giants in the Earth (1951 and revised in 1963)
The Ballad of Baby Doe (1956)
Wings of the Dove (1961)
The Greenfield Christmas Tree (1962)
Carrie Nation (1966)

Other Information:
He won the Pulitzer Prize in Music for Giants in the Earth in 1951.

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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Biographical essay from Wikipedia
Biography at Opera America site