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Composer picks up quarter of a million dollars

She’s the numera una composer in South Korea and the Ho-Am prize is the country’s biggest arts award.

It was only a matter of time til Unsuk Chin cashed in. The prize is worth 200,000 Euros, or $260,733.

She has a premiere, cosmigimmicks, this month in Amsterdam. I hope she doesn’t spend it all on tulips.

In 2004, Chin won the Grawemeyer award, then the biggest prize for a living composer.

Here’s what she writes:

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  1. Peter Klatzow says:

    The new John Adams!

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