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George Theophilus Walker (born June 27, 1922) is a black American composer, the first to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He received the Pulitzer for his work Lilacs in 1996. Walker is the father of two sons, violinist and composer Gregory T.S. Walker, and playwright Ian Walker.

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  • George Theophilus Walker (* 27. Juni 1922 in Washington, D.C.) ist ein US-amerikanischer Komponist und Musikpädagoge Walker hat seit seiner Kindheit Klavierunterricht, besuchte das Junior Department of Music der Howard University und gab dort vierzehnjährig sein erstes Konzert. Ab 1937 studierte er Klavier bei David Moyer und Orgel bei Arthur Poister, am Oberlin College, das er 1941 als Bachelor of Music verließ. Am Curtis Institute of Music setzte er seine Ausbildung bei Rudolf Serkin und Mieczysław Horszowski (Klavier) sowie William Primrose und Gregor Piatigorsky (Kammermusik) fort und erhielt 1945 ein Diplom als Pianist und Komponist.
  • George Theophilus Walker (born June 27, 1922) is a black American composer, the first to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He received the Pulitzer for his work Lilacs in 1996. Walker is the father of two sons, violinist and composer Gregory T.S. Walker, and playwright Ian Walker.
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