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George Crumb (Composer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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George Crumb
George Henry Crumb or George Henry Jr. Crumb is an avant-garde classical and modern American composer. He is known as an explorer of unusual sounds, alternative notation forms and extensive musical and instrumental techniques that deliver vivid sound. Examples include the gull effect for the cello, the metal vibrating for the piano and the use of the mallet to play the strings of a bass pair, among others. Crumb's most famous works include The Ancient Voice of the Children, Black Angel, and Makrokosmos III.

About George Crumb

Composer George Crumb was born on October 24, 1929 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States (He dies at the age of 92, on February 6, 2022).

Composer of modern classical music known for his innovative instrumental and vocal techniques. He received the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 1968 for his orchestral work"Echoes of Time and the River".

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George Crumb before becoming famous

George Crumb was born in the Zodiac sign Scorpio (The Scorpion), and 1929 is also the year of Serpent (蛇) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He received his D.M.A. from the University of Michigan in 1959. His students included Margaret Brouwer, Uri Caine, Christopher Rouse, Composer Osvaldo Golijov, Composer Jennifer Higdon, and Cynthia Cozette Lee, and he mostly taught for a living.

Achievement of George Crumb

He employed metallic vibrato on the piano and a mallet to play the contrabass strings in some of his pieces.

George Crumb's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His family lived in Charleston, West Virginia, when he was born. His son, David, grew on to become a brilliant composer as well.

George Crumb Collabed with

He and Composer David Lang both received the Pulitzer Prize in Music.

George Crumb Income & Net worth

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Latest information about George Crumb updated on March 11 2023.