The MacDowell Colony 

The Composers

Gail Kubik

 (1914-1984 )

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  Born in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, Gail Kubik studied at the Eastman School of Music, the
American Conservatory in Chicago, and Harvard University. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1952 for Symphony Concertante. During his lifetime, Kubik wrote numerous film scores. Other works include: Sonata for piano (1947); Divertimento no. 2 for eight players, 1969; A Mirror for the Sky (a folk opera); In Praise of Johnny Appleseed (for bass, chorus, and orchestra); Gerald McBoing Boing (musical score for a cartoon).
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