May 16, 2022

Oliver Knussen, influential composer of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ opera, dies at 66

View Original Notice ? Oliver Knussen, influential composer of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ opera, dies at 66

Oliver Knussen, an influential British composer and conductor who gained renown as a teenage prodigy, adapted the Maurice Sendak picture book “Where the Wild Things Are” into a hit opera and became an ardent champion of new music, died July 9 at his home in Snape, England. He was 66.

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View Original Notice ? Oliver Knussen, influential composer of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ opera, dies at 66

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