Donald White

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Donald White


Donald H. White (28 February 1921, Narberth, Penn. – 4 October 2016) was a 20th-century American composer.

White studied music education at Temple University in Philadelphia and composition with Vincent Persichetti at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music (1946) and with Bernard Rogers and Howard Hanson at the Eastman School of Music (1952). In 1947, he joined the faculty of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he was chairman of composition and theory studies (1948–81). He was the director of the school of music at DePauw from 1974 to 1978. He became the chairman of the music department at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington, in 1980.

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