David Maslanka

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David Maslanka
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Background information
Born(1943-08-30)August 30, 1943
New Bedford, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 7, 2017(2017-08-07) (aged 73)
GenresWind Literature
Occupation(s)Composer, Musician
Years active1968–2017
WebsiteOfficial website

David Maslanka (August 30, 1943 - August 7, 2017) was a composer. He is best known for his pieces for wind ensemble and his fourth symphony.

Life[change | change source]

Maslanka learned how to write music with H. Owen Reed. He taught at Kingsborough Community College and Sarah Lawrence College. After 1990, Maslanka stopped teaching. He only wrote music after then. He lived in Missoula, Montana for most of his career.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hippensteel, Scott A. (2011-05-07). "A study of David Maslanka's "Unending stream of life"". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)