George Perle

George Perle is a distinguished composer and Professor Emeritus of Music at the City University of New York. His books include "Serial Composition and Atonality: An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern" (Sixth Edition, California, 1991); "The Operas of Alban Berg", Volume 1, "Wozzeck" (California, 1980) and Volume 2, "Lulu" (California, 1985); and "The Listening Composer" (California, 1990). He has been a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.