Leslie Raymond Bassett (born Hanford, 22 January 1923 – 4 February 2016) was an American composer of classical music, and the University of Michigan's Albert A. Stanley Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Composition. Bassett received the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his Variations for Orchestra.
He was a member of the Gamma Pi chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia at California State University-Fresno, 1942.
See: List of music students by teacher: A to B#Leslie Bassett. for notable students.
- Leslie Bassett official site
- Leslie Bassett page
- Complete list of Leslie Bassett's classical compositions
- Interview by Bruce Duffie, June 11, 1987
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