Leonard Rosenman
Date of Birth
Sep 07, 1924
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY


Originally a painter, Leonard Rosenman switched his area of interest to music after serving in World War II. Rosenman studied in his native New York and in Europe with Arnold Schoenberg, Roger Sessions, and Dallipicolla. It was avant-gardeist Schoenberg who had the most influence on Rosenman's orchestral, operatic, and chamber compositions. Rosenman's work as a film composer and arranger is...