Stefania de Kenessey

Stefania de Kenessey has set the poetry of several American poets in her music, including Dana Gioia.

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“Stefania de Kenessey was born in Budapest and is a resident of the New York area. She was educated at Yale and Princeton Universities, receiving her doctorate under the tutelage of Milton Babbitt. She is a Professor of Music at the New School University in New York City.”

–excerpted from Stefania de Kenessey’s entry on

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