Alec Wilder

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Alec Wilder

American composer add

Category: Music

Born in 1907.

Country: United States (100%)

Main connection: Mitch Miller

Linked to: CBS




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Alec Wilder was born in 1907 add something


He was largely self-taught as a composer; he studied privately with the composers Herman Inch and Edward Royce, who taught at the Eastman School of Music in the 1920s, but never registered for classes and never received his degree add something


The Alec Wilder Octet, including Eastman classmate Mitch Miller on oboe, recorded several of his originals for Brunswick Records in 1938-40 add something


Wilder was eventually awarded an honorary degree in 1973 add something

Alec Wilder died in 1980 add something