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Composed music for some of the volumes in Time-Life Records' 12-LP series "The Sounds of History", a companion piece to their series "The LIFE History of the United States".
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[on 'Porgy and Bess'] A libretto that should never have been accepted on a subject that should never have been chosen [by] a man who should never have attempted it.. Folklore subjects recounted by an outsider are only valid as long as the folk in question is unable to speak for itself, which is certainly not true of the American Negro in 1935.
He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1988 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, DC.
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