Sessions, Roger

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Monday, December 28, 1896 in Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Died: Saturday, March 16, 1985 in Princeton, New Jersey (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:

Nine symphonies
Three operas
Orchestral, chamber, choral, and piano works

Other Information:

He won the Pulitzer Prize in Music for Concerto for Orchestra in 1982.

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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