James Primosch1956 -
Active as a pianist as well as composer, James Primosch has set the texts of many American writers in his art songs and choral pieces.
Photo: James Primosch, publicity photo, Theodore Presser website
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, James Primosch studied at Cleveland State University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia University.
Primosch has received many prestigious grants and awards, including a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His song cycle Holy the Firm was composed for and premiered by Dawn Upshaw, and he has served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania since 1988.
For more information about Primosch, please visit his website, listed to the right.