William Bolcom

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William Bolcom (Composer ) was born in Washington, United States on a Thursday, May 26, 1938 🎈. William Bolcom is 85 years old. He is a Gemini ♊ and was born in the Year of the Tiger 🐅.

Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning composer and pianist who was named Composer of the Year by Musical America in 2007. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music for “12 New Etudes for Piano” in 1988.

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FULL NAME: William Bolcom
BIRTH DATE: May 26, 1938
BIRTHPLACE: Washington, United States
AGE: 85 years old
ZODIAC: Gemini


William Bolcom is a Composer. William was born in the 1930s, in the middle of the Silent Generation generation. Silent Generation are individuals born between 1925 and 1945. This generation is known for Jazz, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Malcolm X, Gone With The Wind, Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan. The Silent Generation has experienced critical historical events, including the Korean War, The Cold War, the McCarthy Hearings, and the Space Race.

His family was residing in Seattle when he was born. He often collaborated with his wife Joan Morris. Find out who is William Bolcom dating right now.

He enrolled at the University of Washington when he was 11 to study composition. He studied composition with George Frederick McKay and John Verrall.

DID YOU KNOW He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2006.

FACT He won three Grammy Awards for his setting of “Songs of Innocence and of Experience” by William Blake.

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Currently, William Bolcom is 85 years old. His next birthday is away. William will celebrate his 86th birthday on a Thursday, May 26th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on May 26, 1938. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


William Bolcom’s zodiac sign is Gemini. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the third sign in the zodiac, Gemini. Geminis are known for being curious, charismatic, extroverted, and clever. Aries & Leo are the most compatible signs for Geminis.

Famous Gemini celebrities are Kanye West, Angelina Jolie, Kendrick Lamar, Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea, Natalie Portman, and Prince. Gemini ruling planet is Mercury. Astrologically, Mercury symbolizes communication. It is the closest planet planet to the sun.

William Bolcom was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger represents power and is considered the king of all beasts in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Tiger are outspoken, authoritative, have strong leadership qualities, and courageous. They can also sometimes be aggressive, arrogant, short-tempered, and anxious.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

William Bolcom is a 85 years old Composer, born in May, in the Year of the Tiger (1938), and is a Gemini. His life path number is 7. William’s birthstone is Emerald, and his birth flower is Lily of the valley.


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