Shapey, Ralph

(b. 1921)
   American composer. Born in Philadelphia, he taught at the University of Chicago since 1964 and was conductor of the Contemporary Chamber Players.

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  • Shapey, Ralph — ▪ 2003       American composer and teacher (b. March 12, 1921, Philadelphia, Pa. d. June 13, 2002, Chicago, Ill.), combined atonality with lyricism in his works. He composed some 200 pieces in a number of forms, including works for the voice and… …   Universalium

  • Shapey — Ralph Shapey Ralph Shapey (* 12. März 1921 in Philadelphia; † 13. Juni 2002) war ein US amerikanischer Dirigent und Komponist. Shapey studierte Violine bei Emanuel Zeitlin und Komposition bei Stefan Wolpe. 1954 gründete er die Contemporary… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Ralph Shapey — (March 12, 1921 June 13, 2002) was an American composer and conductor. He is well known for his work as a composition professor at the University of Chicago, where he founded and directed the Contemporary Chamber Players. Shapey was a MacArthur… …   Wikipedia

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