Composers

Gavin Bryars

Gavin Bryars, born in 1943, studied philosophy but became a jazz bassist and pioneer of free improvisation with Derek Bailey

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Frederic Rzewski

Frederick Rzewski began playing piano at age 5. He attended Phillips Academy, Harvard and Princeton, where his teachers included Randall

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Arvo Pärt

Pärt was born in Paide, Järva County, Estonia. A prolonged struggle with Soviet officials led him to emigrate with his

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Anthony Powers

Anthony Powers was born in London in 1953. He studied at Oxford, in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, and at York

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