Virgil Thomson


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in Kansas City, Missouri, The United States
November 25, 1896

Died
September 30, 1989

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Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 – September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic.

Average rating: 3.97 · 96 ratings · 15 reviews · 30 distinct works
Music with Words: A Compose...

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Virgil Thomson Reader

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4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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Music Chronicles 1940–1954:...

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The State of Music

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1939 — 6 editions
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The Mother of Us All

3.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1986
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Virgil Thomson

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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Virgil Thomson and Gertrude...

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3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008
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American Music Since 1910

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Art of Judging Music

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1969
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The State of Music & Other ...

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“I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down.”
Virgil Thomson
tags: music

“The way to write American music is simple. All you have to do is be an American and then write any kind of music you wish.”
Virgil Thomson

“I have never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down. ”
Virgil Thomson

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