Lee Hoiby

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Lee Henry Hoiby (February 17, 1926 – March 28, 2011) was an American composer and classical pianist. Best known as a composer of operas and songs, he was a disciple of composer Gian Carlo Menotti. Like Menotti, his works championed lyricism at a time when such compositions were deemed old fashioned. His most well known work is his setting of Tennessee Williams's Summer and Smoke, which premiered at the St Paul Opera in 1971.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 The AIDS Quilt Songbook Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Gay American Composers Various Artists 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Leontyne Price Rediscovered Leontyne Price 1

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