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William Bolcom

William Bolcom was born on May 26, 1938 in Seattle, Washington, USA as William Elden Bolcom. See full bio »

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Known For

Hester Street Music Department
Illuminata Composer


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 1995 Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West (Documentary) (performer: "After the Ball")
 1982 Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter (Documentary) (performer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (©1900))
  Great Performances (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 1976) (performer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Ah, Wilderness! (1976) ... (arranger: "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (as "Wait 'Til The Sun Shines, Nellie"), "Little Annie Rooney", "Oh Dem Golden Slippers", "Ma Blushin' Rosie", "Harlem Rag") / (performer: "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (as "Wait 'Til The Sun Shines, Nellie"), "Little Annie Rooney", "Oh Dem Golden Slippers", "Ma Blushin' Rosie", "Harlem Rag")
 1975 Hester Street ("Music for Cornet", uncredited)
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 1977 Simple Gifts (TV Movie) (music performer - segment "Lost & Found")
 1975 Hester Street (composer: additional music) / (music adaptation)
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 1998 Illuminata
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms (1993) ... (from opera "McTeague")
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 1972 C'è musica & musica (TV Series documentary)
- Rondò (1972) ... Self

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(1978 to 1979 season) He was composer for John Gay's play, "The Beggar's Opera," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alvin Epstein was director and artistic director. Tony Straiges was set designer. Jennifer Von Mayrhauser was costume designer. Duane Schuler was lighting designer. Darius ... See more »

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Wrote a dance suite, "Seattle Slew" (1986), named after the famous racehorse. See more »

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