American composer Walter Piston (1894-1976) was born in Maine but grew up and was educated in Boston. He won two Pulitzer Prizes for his work. His most known composition is The Incredible Flutist. Piston wrote only two known vocal pieces; all the others were strictly instrumental.
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Music overview, life, and links from Musicalics.
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