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02/12/1900 American composer Aaron Copland dies

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Composer Biography - Aaron Copland

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Aaron Copland - The Promise of Living

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Day at Night: Aaron Copland, composer

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Copland conducts El Salon Mexico, New York Philharmonic

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Copland Plays Copland Piano Concerto

Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland's health deteriorated through the 1980s, and he died of Alzheimer's disease and respiratory failure in North Tarrytown, New York.
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