Christopher Rouse (1949-2019)

Christopher Rouse, the prominent US composer who won the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1993, has died at 70. A Baltimore native and resident, Rouse was best-known for his orchestral music, often characterized as “neo-romantic” but drawing inspiration from genres as diverse as South Asian indigenous music and rock. His Sixth Symphony is due for its premiere next month by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

An obituary by The Baltimore Sun’s McKenna Oxenden:

http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/bs-fe-christopher-rouse-dies-20190922-gw3upiqt55d5ba7uhm6gacahfq-story.html

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