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Dominick Argento is an American composer, best known as a leading composer of lyric opera. He has written thirteen operas. The majority of his music is vocal. In a predominantly tonal context, his music freely combines tonality, atonality and twelve-tone writing. Argento was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for his song cycle "From the Diary of Virginia Woolf". Argento is a Professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota.
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