David Baker (composer) facts for kids
David Nathaniel Baker Jr.
David Baker (far left) leads the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra during the NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert in 2008
|Born||December 21, 1931|
|Died||March 26, 2016|
He has more than 65 recordings, 70 books, and 400 articles to his credit. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Baker was nominated for the 1973 Pulitzer Prize. He has also been nominated for a Grammy Award (1979).
Baker died in Bloomington, Indiana on March 26, 2016, aged 84.
- Herzig, Monika. David Baker: A Legacy in Music. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.
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