Paul Laurence Dunbar, A Death Song
(b.1947) Gary Bachlund studied with Dorothy Fries at Immaculate Heart College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. He earned his Masters Degree in 1991 and Ph.D. in 1993 in Composition from the University of California, Los Angeles. Since then, he has privately studied theory and composition with many other people. He has appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony, the American Symphony at Carnegie Hall, and the Cincinnati May Festival, among many others. Lastly, he has also appeared in many title roles in operas such as Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, Parsifal, among others.
Bachlund, Gary, "A Death Song (medium voice and piano)" (2012). Dunbar Music Archive. 339.