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pulitzers 2010

April 12, 2010

Jennifer Higdon has just been announced as the 2010 Pulitzer prizewinner in music!

This is the list of winners in the Letters, Drama and Music category (Check out the complete list of winners here.)

Letters, Drama and Music

FictionTinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)

DramaNext to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey

History – Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)

BiographyThe First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)

Poetry – Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)

General NonfictionThe Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)

MusicViolin Concerto by Jennifer Higdon (Lawdon Press)

pulitzers 2009

April 23, 2009

2009-apr23-pulitzer_logo1The 2009 Pulitzer prizewinners were announced this week, and Steve Reich IS one –  congratulations!

Here’s the winners list in the Letters, Drama and Music category (Check out the complete list of winners here.)

FictionOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
DramaRuined by Lynn Nottage
HistoryThe Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)
BiographyAmerican Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (Random House)
PoetryThe Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)
General NonfictionSlavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (Doubleday)
MusicDouble Sextet by Steve Reich, premiered March 26, 2008 in Richmond, VA (Boosey & Hawkes)

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Also: click here to listen to Terry Gross’ interview with Steve Reich on the occasion of his 70th birthday.


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