Dominick Argento, Literature-Loving And Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dead At 91

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Dominick Argento, photographed at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis in Oct., 2014. The composer died Wednesday, Feb. 20 2019.

Argento began his career in earnest in the ’60s, before rising to international prominence in the ’70s for works that often mined the written word for inspiration.

(Image credit: Bruce Silcox/Courtesy of VocalEssence)