WILLIAM ALBRIGHT / Composer

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    William Albright (October 20, 1944–September 17, 1998) was an American composer, pianist and organist.

    Albright was born in Gary, Indiana, and began learning the piano at the age of five, and attended the Juilliard Preparatory Department (1959-62), the Eastman School of Music (1962-63) and the University of Michigan (1962-70), where he studied composition, Upon his graduation in 1970 he was appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, where he taught until his death from liver failure in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1998
    William was one of the greatest ragtime composers in his era he is best known from his musical ragtime sololist ENTERTAINER from the (Scott Joplin) Thank you Sir Albright in rememberance.
     
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