Who is Morton Gould?

Who is Morton Gould?

Morton Gould Morton Gould (December 10, 1913 – February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.

Who commissioned the music of George Gould?

Gould’s music, commissioned by symphony orchestras all over the United States, was also commissioned by the Library of Congress, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the American Ballet Theatre, and the New York City Ballet.

Is George Gould dead or still alive?

Gould died on February 21, 1996 in Orlando, Florida, where he was the first resident guest composer/conductor at the Disney Institute. He was 82 years old. World War One ( CBS – 1964), composer, CBS Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alfredo Antonini.

How did Gould get his start in radio?

When Radio City Music Hall opened, Gould was hired as the staff pianist. By 1935, he was conducting and arranging orchestral programs for New York’s WOR radio station, where he reached a national audience via the Mutual Broadcasting System, combining popular programming with classical music.