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Lee Hoiby, Opera Composer Known for Lyricism, Dies at 85
The New York Times ^
| March 29, 2011
| Zachary Woolfe
Posted on 03/29/2011 9:11:55 AM PDT by EveningStar
Lee Hoiby, a composer of operas and songs that balance unabashed lyricism and careful craftsmanship, died on Monday in the Bronx. He was 85 and lived in Long Eddy, N.Y.
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Here he is with Jean Stapleton.
posted on 03/29/2011 12:57:28 PM PDT
Hoiby’s “Last Letter Home” based on a letter by Private Jesse A Givens written to his wife just days before he was killed in Iraq, dedicated to all fallen soldiers. It’s a beautiful piece:
posted on 03/29/2011 7:23:40 PM PDT
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