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Aaron Copland

Aaron CoplandBorn: 14-Nov-1900
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 2-Dec-1990
Location of death: Tarrytown, NY [1]
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at Tanglewood Music Center)

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Fanfare for the Common Man

[1] Phelps Memorial Hospital, Tarrytown, NY.

Father: Harris Morris Copland
Mother: Sarah Mittenthal
Slept with:
Leonard Bernstein (according to Shand-Tucci)
Boyfriend: Leo Smit (1943 until Copland's death)

    National Medal of Arts 1986
    Pulitzer Prize for Music 1945 for Appalachian Spring
    Royal Society of Arts
    McCarthy Hearings 26-May-1953
    Risk Factors: Alzheimer's

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