Sometimes you know you find precious things in the creative process that you couldn’t find out of it.
|Birth:||15th May, 1912|
|Death:||7th October, 2003|
Arthur Victor Berger was born in New York City. He was an American composer. He taught briefly at Mills College and Brooklyn College, then worked briefly at the New York Sun and then for a longer period of time at the New York Herald Tribune. In 1953 he left the paper to teach at Brandeis University where he was eventually named the Irving Fine Professor Emeritus. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1971. He wrote the first book on Aaron Copland, and coined the terms octatonic scale and pitch centricity in his "Problems of Pitch Organization in Stravinsky".