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Ned Rorem (American Composer)
Ned Rorem is an American composer and diarist. He is best known and praised for his song settings.
He was born in Richmond, Indiana and received his early education in Chicago at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, the American Conservatory and then Northwestern University. Later, Rorem moved on to the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and finally the Juilliard School in New York City.