Christopher Berg

Christopher Berg

1949 -

Composer Christopher Berg has set the poetry of several American poets in his songs, including Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Frank O'Hara, Gertrude Stein, and Walt Whitman.

Photo: Christopher Berg, publicity photo, Liegner Management website


Born in Detroit, Christopher Berg studied piano at Manhattan School of Music and is largely self-taught as a composer.

Berg's most well-known compositions are his twelve Songs on Poems by Frank O'Hara, composed from 1985-88. He has been the recipient of grants from Meet the Composer, American Music Center, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music, and has been a Yaddo fellow.

For more information about Berg, please visit the links listed to the right.

--Christie Finn Source: Liegner Management website

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