Douglas Moore

About Douglas Moore

Birth Day: August 10, 1893
Birth Place: New York

Douglas Moore

Douglas Moore was born on August 10, 1893 in New York. Won 1951 Pulitzer Prize for his opera "Giants in the Earth." He also wrote music for film, theatre, ballet, and orchestra.
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As per our current Database, Douglas Moore has been died on Jul 25, 1969 (age 75).

๐ŸŽ‚ Douglas Moore - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Douglas Moore die, Douglas Moore was 75 years old.

Popular As Douglas Moore
Occupation Composer
Age 75 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 10, 1893 (New York)
Birthday August 10
Town/City New York
Nationality New York

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Douglas Mooreโ€™s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Douglas Moore was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Won 1951 Pulitzer Prize for his opera "Giants in the Earth." He also wrote music for film, theatre, ballet, and orchestra.

Before Fame

He served in the Navy as a lieutenant followed by time in Paris studying music with such notables as Nadia Boulanger, Vincent d'Indy, and Ernest Bloch.


He garnered great acclaim for his 1939 folk opera "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and his opera "The Ballad of Baby Doe" from 1956.

Family Life

His ancestors could be traced back to the first settlers arriving in Long Island.

Associated With

His work was often compared to that of Aaron Copland's.

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