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Paul Creston Edit Profile

composer.

Paul Creston, American composer. award National Institute Arts and Letters, 1943; award for Symphony No; award for Poem for Harp and Orch; award for Symphony No; award for Two Choric Dances, 1948; award Lancaster Symphony, 1970. member National Association American Composers and Condrs. (president 1956-1960, life.

Background

Creston, Paul was born on October 10, 1906 in New York City. Son of Gaspare and Carmela (Collura) Guttoveggio.

Education

Student pub.

Career

Made concert tour as pianist and accompanist, 1936. Composers and Condrs. Specialist for Israel and Turkey, 1960.

Composer award Lancaster Symphony, 1970. Composers and Condrs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rational Metric Notation. Guggenheim fellow in composition, 1938, 39.

Membership

Member National Association American Composers and Condrs. (president 1956-1960, life.

Connections

Married Louise Gotto, July 1, 1927. Children: Joel Anthony, Timothy William.

father:
Gaspare Guttoveggio

mother:
Carmela (Collura) Guttoveggio

spouse:
Louise Gotto

children:
Joel Anthony Creston

Timothy William Creston