24 March 1930|
Sioux City, Iowa
|Died||5 July 2011 (aged 81)|
Warner Jepson (March 24, 1930 – July 5, 2011) was an American composer from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In 1952, he graduated from Oberlin Conservatory of Music with a degree in composition. He spent most of his remaining years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was a pioneer in the electronic music scene. Early works from the late 1950s include collaborations with dancers Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and visual artist Robert Morris (artist).
Jepson composed a variety of works including film and ballet scores. His sculpture and photography was featured at the San Francisco Museum of Art. He received an Emmy in 1974 for a piece done in connection with KQED.
- 1972 Gold
- 1971 Luminous Procuress
- 1968 The Bed
- Warner Jepson Obituary, SFGate reproduced on Legacy.com. Accessed March 26, 2017.
- Silent Night: Warner Jepson’s “Buchla Christmas” (1969) by Charles Eppley, Swing Set Magazine. Accessed March 26, 2017.
- Accessed March 13, 2018.
- Warner Jepson's Autobiography Accessed March 26, 2017.
- Warner Jepson CV Accessed March 26, 2017.
- Program from 1969 Warner Jepson Retrospective held at the Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, California. Accessed March 26, 2017.
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