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Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Ricard Wernick (1934-) is an American composer known for chamber and vocal works. Wernick was a professor of music composition, teaching at SUNY Buffalo from 1964-1965, the University of Chicago from 1965-1968, and the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. In 1983 Ricardo Muti selected Wernick to be the consultant for new music for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Wernick won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for his composition Visions of Terror and Wonder.
Manuscript score composed by Richard Wernick, circa 1981, "on the occasion of the inauguration of Sheldon Hackney as President of the University of Pennsylvania." Includes sketches and an autograph in pencil.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- April 2020
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research.
- Use Restrictions
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