Gerald Myrow

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Gerald Myrow (26 June 1923, Youngstown, Ohio – 17 August 1977, Forest Park, Ill.) was an American composer and arranger.

Myrow studied music at the Cleveland Institute of Music (Ohio), the American Conservatory of Music (Hammond, In.), and the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University (Chicago, Il.). During World War II he was a member of the United States Navy Band.

After the war, he made a career as a composer and arranger of what were referred to as "industrial shows", as well as works for choir and concert band. He also developed a new system of music notation called "Myrow notography." He was the author of a text and lectured on his notation system.

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