- Salvatore Martirano
Salvatore Giovanni Martirano (
January 12, 1927– November 17, 1995) was an American composer of contemporary classical music.
Yonkers, New York, he taught for many years at the University of Illinois. He also worked in electronic musicand invented electronic musical instruments. His notable students include Stuart Saunders Smith.
A music composition award in his name, the
Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award, has been given annually since 1996. [http://www-camil.music.uiuc.edu/comptheory/Awards/Martirano.html]
* [http://ems.music.uiuc.edu/~martiran/ Salvatore Martirano page]
* [http://ems.music.uiuc.edu/~martiran/HTdocs/salmar.html Construction of Sal-Mar]
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