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Seymour Barab, 93, Composer of Playful Operas, Dies

Seymour Barab, a composer known for his whimsical chamber operas on such stirring subjects as passion, poison and pizza, died on June 28, 2014 in Manhattan. He was 93. Seymour Barab was born January 9, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American cellist, composer, organist, and pianist. He is known for his fairy tale operas for young audiences, such as Chanticleer and Little Red Riding Hood. He is a longtime member of the Philip Glass Ensemble. NYTimes Obit | Official Web Site |
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