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By Susan Gonzalez
Take 5 offers a brief introduction to Yale faculty members in a Q&A format. The featured faculty member selects 5 out of 10 questions to answer.
David Lang, a member of the Yale School of Music faculty since 2008, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer whose work has been performed by major musical, dance, and theatrical organizations throughout the world. Named Musical America’s Composer of the Year for 2013, he is Carnegie Hall’s Richard and Barbara Debs Chair in Composition for the 2013/2014 season. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for his “little match girl passion,” commissioned by Carnegie Hall for the vocal ensemble Theater of Voices, directed by Paul Hillier.