Daniel Strong Godfrey

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Daniel Godfrey, American Composer

Daniel Strong Godfrey (born 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American composer who has written for symphonic bands as well as a large body of chamber and orchestral music.

He began composing at the age of eight while his family was living in Ankara and latter studied with Mario Davidovsky, Robert Morris, Martin Jenni and Richard Hervig, earning degrees from Yale and the University of Iowa.[1]

He was previously on the faculty at Syracuse University and is currently the Chair of Music at the College of Arts, Media, and Design at Northeastern University. He is also the founder and co-director of the Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music.[2]


  1. ^ Ann McCutchan: The Muse That Sings: Composers Speak About the Creative Process (Oxford UP, 1999)
  2. ^ http://www.sealbayfestival.org/press.html

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