American Academy of Arts and Letters http://wrti.org en Paul Moravec, composer http://wrti.org/post/paul-moravec-composer <p>This week Jill will be speaking with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec, who will be in town for the world premier of his newest work, USEFUL KNOWLEDGE--a Franklin Fantasy, commissioned by the American Philosophical Society for the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday. A brilliant educator as well, Mr. Moravec has been recognized as a significant new compositional voice receiving honors such as the Rome Prize and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the NEA and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.</p> Sat, 22 Apr 2006 20:54:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1676 at http://wrti.org