Richard Lane

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Richard Lane


Richard Lane (1933, Paterson, N.J. – 12 September 2004, Newark, N.J.) was an American composer and pianist

Mr. Lane graduated from the Eastman School of Music where he studied piano with Jose Echaniz and Armand Basile, and composition with Louis Mennini (1920-2000), Wayne Barlow (1912-1995) and Bernard Rogers (1893-1968).

Mr. Lane's compositions include chamber works, choral works, piano concertos, piano solos, works for voice and piano as well as solo works for almost every instrument. His music has been performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, Australia, Mexico and in the former Soviet Union by artists including principal New York Philharmonic musicians Stanley Drucker and Philip Smith; flutist Donald Peck of the Chicago Symphony as well as countless others.

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