Will Ogdon

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Will Ogdon (April 19, 1921 – October 6, 2013) was an American composer. He taught at the University of California, San Diego beginning in 1966, and retiring in 1991.[1])

He was originally from Redlands, California. He studied composition with Ernst Krenek, Roger Sessions, and René Leibowitz, and acquired a doctorate in music theory from Indiana University.

He has collaborated with the singer Carol Plantamura.

He lived in Del Mar, California.



  1. ^ "Will Ogdon, Founding Chair of Department of Music, Dies at 92 yrs". Ucsdnews.ucsd.edu. Retrieved 2013-10-26.

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