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us: Pratt, Awadagin


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    • Birth Date

        19660306
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Illinois at Chicago
        • Organization: (naf) Peabody Conservatory of Music
        • Organization: (naf) EMI Records Ltd.
    • Organization

        (naf) University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Organization

        (naf) Peabody Conservatory of Music
    • Organization

        (naf) EMI Records Ltd.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Pratt Foundation
    • Organization

        Pratt Foundation
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: Pratt, A. A long way from Normal [SR] p1994: label (Awadagin Pratt) container (pianist) insert (b. Pittsburgh)
    • found: Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians, c1997 (Pratt, Awadagin; b. Mar. 6, 1966, Philadelphia; American pianist)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 8, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Pratt, Awadagin; pianist; born 06 March 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States; earned piano and violin diplomas from the University of Illinois (1989) and a graduate conducting diploma from Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore (1992); won the Naumburg prize as part of the Walter F. Naumburg Foundation Competition (1992); signed an EMI recording contract; played concertos with orchestras in Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Kennedy Center, White House, and Lincoln Center; recorded for EMI/Classics; started the Pratt Foundation (1998); directed the Next Generation Festival in Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
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    • 2015-05-22: revised
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