54 total votes
Lou Harrison

Lou Harrison

Lou Silver Harrison was an American composer. He was a student of Henry Cowell, Arnold Schoenberg, and K. P. H. Notoprojo. Harrison is particularly noted for incorporating elements of the music of non-Western cultures into his work, with a number of pieces written for Javanese style gamelan instruments, including ensembles constructed and tuned by Harrison and his partner William Colvig. The majority of his works are written in just intonation rather than the more widespread equal temperament. Harrison is one of the most prominent composers to have worked with microtones. ... more on Wikipedia

Lou Harrison is ranked on...

#16 of 40 The Greatest American Classical Composers 2.3k VOTES Ever since the mid 1800s and the birth of the American culture, America has produced some of the greatest and unique (Europe...
Famous People Named Louis or Lou 13.7k VIEWS If your name is Louis, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Louis or Lou, incl...
Famous People Whose Last Name Is Harrison 4k VIEWS Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Harrison. Do you recognize ...

Lou Harrison is also found on...

Famous Gay Men: List of Gay Men Throughout History Famous People From Oregon Famous San Francisco State University Alumni Famous People Who Died in Indiana Famous Male Composers