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Composer of the Day

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* A Top Five Classical Music iPhone App! *
WQXR, the most listened-to classical music station in the U.S., named Composer of the Day one of the Top Five Classical Music iPhone Apps!

Read concise, one-sentence biographies of classical composers, one per day, on the composer’s birthday. Learn why Igor Stravinsky was important, what inspired Robert Schumann, what major works Aaron Copland composed, and much more.

What does the composer of the day’s music sound like? Simply click on a link to iTunes to find out.

These composer biographies were created by Prof. Daniel Kazez, with the assistance of music majors and alums at Wittenberg University, a small liberal arts college in Springfield, Ohio. Learn more about Wittenberg: Send your comments regarding Composer of the Day to

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