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David Borden

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David Borden


David Borden (b. 25 December 1938, Boston, Mass.) is an American composer.

Borden studied at Boston University, the Eastman School of Music, the Berlin Hochschule fur Musik, and undertook further studies at Tanglewood and Harvard University. He was Ford Foundation Composer-in-Residence for the Ithaca (New York) public school system (1966-1968).

Borden became composer and pianist in the Dance Department at Cornell University, where he later was director of the digital music program. In 1969, he founded Mother Mallard's Portable Masterpiece Company, a performance group specializing in live electronic music. In 1974, he founded the Earthquack Record Company and the Lameduck Publishing Company.

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