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Monday, April 12, 2010

Pulitzer Prize

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The Pulitzer is an award best known for honoring excellence in journalism, but they also award excellence in the arts. A dozen musicians have been honored through the years with special awards and citations. Country legend Hank Williams was announced on April 12, 2010 as the most recent music recipient. Here are those individuals and the years in which they received the award:

  • Milton Babbitt (1982)
  • John Coltrane (2007)
  • Bob Dylan (2008)
  • Duke Ellington (1999)
  • George Gerswhin (1998)
  • Oscar Hammerstein II (1944)
  • Scott Joplin (1976)
  • Thelonious Monk (2006)
  • Richard Rodgers (1944)
  • William Schuman (1985)
  • Roger Sessions (1974)
  • Hank Williams (2010)

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