Earl Kim (1920–1998) was a Korean-American composer. Kim was born in Dinuba, California, to immigrant Korean parents. He began piano studies at age ten and soon developed an interest in composition, studying in Los Angeles and Berkeley with, among others, Arnold Schoenberg, Ernest Bloch, and Roger Sessions. After serving in World War II as a combat intelligence officer, he accepted a teaching position at Princeton in 1952. In 1967 he left Princeton for Harvard University, where he taught until his retirement in 1990. He died of lung cancer at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 78.

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  • Earl Kim (* 6. Januar 1920 in Dinuba; † 19. November 1998 in Cambridge/Massachusetts) war ein US-amerikanischer Komponist und Musikpädagoge. Der Sohn koreanischer Einwanderer studierte 1941–41 an der University of California, Los Angeles Komposition und Musiktheorie bei Arnold Schoenberg. Bei Ernest Bloch und Roger Sessions setzte er an der University of California, Berkeley seine Ausbildung fort, die er 1952 mit dem Mastergrad abschloss. Von 1952 bis 1967 unterrichtete er an der Princeton University, von 1971 bis 1990 an der Harvard University. Daneben wirkte er bei verschiedenen Musikzentren und Hochschulen als Composer in Residence. Zu seinen Schülern zählten u.a. Peter Maxwell Davies, Harrison Birtwistle und Bernard Rands. Große Anerkennung bekamen Kims Vokalwerke nach Texten bedeutender Schriftsteller wie Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud, Rainer Maria Rilke und Anne Sexton und seine Bühnenwerke nach Samuel Beckett. Von seinen Instrumentalwerken wurde am bekanntesten das Violinkonzert, das er 1979 komponierte und Itzhak Perlman widmete. (de)
  • Earl Kim (6 janvier 1920, Dinuba – 19 novembre 1988, Cambridge) est un compositeur et pédagogue américain. (fr)
  • Earl Kim (1920–1998) was a Korean-American composer. Kim was born in Dinuba, California, to immigrant Korean parents. He began piano studies at age ten and soon developed an interest in composition, studying in Los Angeles and Berkeley with, among others, Arnold Schoenberg, Ernest Bloch, and Roger Sessions. After serving in World War II as a combat intelligence officer, he accepted a teaching position at Princeton in 1952. In 1967 he left Princeton for Harvard University, where he taught until his retirement in 1990. He died of lung cancer at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 78. Kim is known for his vocal and music theatre works, many of which use texts by Samuel Beckett, and for his expressive, often tonal style. His students include Peter Maxwell Davies, John Adams, David Del Tredici, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Curt Cacioppo, Richard Aaker Trythall, David Lewin, Richard St. Clair, Doug Davis, John Thow, Jan Swafford, Randall Woolf, Donald Sur, and Paul Salerni. His art songs have been performed by Bethany Beardslee, Benita Valente and Dawn Upshaw. (en)
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  • 1920-1-6
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  • American composer (en)
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  • Earl Kim (6 janvier 1920, Dinuba – 19 novembre 1988, Cambridge) est un compositeur et pédagogue américain. (fr)
  • Earl Kim (* 6. Januar 1920 in Dinuba; † 19. November 1998 in Cambridge/Massachusetts) war ein US-amerikanischer Komponist und Musikpädagoge. Der Sohn koreanischer Einwanderer studierte 1941–41 an der University of California, Los Angeles Komposition und Musiktheorie bei Arnold Schoenberg. Bei Ernest Bloch und Roger Sessions setzte er an der University of California, Berkeley seine Ausbildung fort, die er 1952 mit dem Mastergrad abschloss. Von 1952 bis 1967 unterrichtete er an der Princeton University, von 1971 bis 1990 an der Harvard University. Daneben wirkte er bei verschiedenen Musikzentren und Hochschulen als Composer in Residence. Zu seinen Schülern zählten u.a. Peter Maxwell Davies, Harrison Birtwistle und Bernard Rands. (de)
  • Earl Kim (1920–1998) was a Korean-American composer. Kim was born in Dinuba, California, to immigrant Korean parents. He began piano studies at age ten and soon developed an interest in composition, studying in Los Angeles and Berkeley with, among others, Arnold Schoenberg, Ernest Bloch, and Roger Sessions. After serving in World War II as a combat intelligence officer, he accepted a teaching position at Princeton in 1952. In 1967 he left Princeton for Harvard University, where he taught until his retirement in 1990. He died of lung cancer at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 78. (en)
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  • Earl Kim (de)
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