Aaron Copland, Noted Composer. Receives Award; Lauded by Kennedy
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Aaron Copland, Noted Composer. Receives Award; Lauded by Kennedy

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Aaron Copland, prominent American Jewish composer, received the Edward MacDowell Medal yesterday for his contributions to American music. President Kennedy, in a congratulatory telegram to the composer, described Mr. Copland as “a significant force in the cultural life of this nation and the world community.”.

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