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John Corigliano

John Corigliano was born on February 16, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Red Violin (1998), Altered States (1980) and Revolution (1985). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Red Violin
The Red Violin Composer
Altered States
Altered States Composer
Revolution Composer
Great Performances
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  New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (assistant to the director - 13 episodes, 1961 - 1969) (assistant to the producer - 7 episodes, 1961 - 1970)
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 2008 The Oscar Winning Chaconne (Video short)
 1992 The Ghosts of Versailles (TV Movie) (music by)
 1985 Revolution
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 1998 The Red Violin (orchestrator)
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
 1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1984 Smithsonian World (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
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 2017 Pianoforte (Short) (writer: "String Quartet No. 1") (completed)
 2016 Éternité (writer: "FANTASIA ON AN OSTINATO")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
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 2017 Samuel Barber: Absolute Beauty (Documentary)
 2014 Sharon Isbin: Troubadour (Documentary)
Himself - interviewee / composer
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 1998 American Masters (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

Works: "Fern Hill" (chorus and orchestra); "Kaleidoscope" (two pianos); "Sonata for Violin" and Piano" (Spoleto Festival award); and "The Cloisters" (songs). See more »

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John Corigliano Jr.

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Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for music, for his "Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra". See more »


Known for his haunting, dissonant, menacing & ominous pieces in his modern classical pieces.

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