Born in 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland, he attended Oberlin Conservatory and Cornell University where he studied with Karel Husa. He also studied with George Crumb in Philadelphia. Among his many awards is the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Trombone Concerto.
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Official site. Includes photographs, biography, works, recordings, contacts, links, and news and performances.
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Classical Music Preview: Gloomy Composer Christopher Rouse Turns Toward the Light with "Rapture"
Andrew Druckenbrod of the Post Gazette reviews the 11 minute orchestral work.
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