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Born: 1910 — West Chester, Pennsylvania — USA
Died: 1981 — New York — USA
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His best-known work is the "Adagio for strings", originally for string quartet.
Lifelong friend, companion, confidante, and bedmate of Gian-Carlo Menotti.
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10 May 1946: Premiere of The Serpent Heart, in New York, USA.
15 January 1958: Premiere of Vanessa, in New York, USA.
16 September 1966: Premiere of Antony and Cleopatra, in New York, USA.
14 September 1978: Premiere of Essay for Orchestra no. 3, in New York, USA.
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