Dominick Argento (1927-2019)

Dominck Argento, a leading American composer of music for the voice, has died at 91. Among his best-known compositions are the operas “Postcard from Morocco” and “The Aspern Papers” and the song cycles “From the Diary of Virginia Woolf,” which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1976, and “Casa Guidi,” which won a Grammy Award for best contemporary classical composition in 2004.

An obituary by Tim Page for The Washington Post:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/dominick-argento-composer-who-was-a-modern-master-of-opera-dies-at-91/2019/02/21/909b7f90-35f3-11e9-854a-7a14d7fec96a_story.html

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