Douglas Stuart Moore
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About the composer Douglas Stuart Moore
Douglas Stuart Moore (August 10, 1893 - July 25, 1969) was an American composer, educator, and author. He wrote music for the theater, film, ballet and orchestra, but his greatest fame was for his operas The Devil and Daniel Webster (1938) and The Ballad of Baby Doe (1956).Read more on Wikipedia
Moore was born in Cutchogue, Long Island, New York, and his ancestors can be traced back to the first settlers arriving to Long Island. He was an alumnus of the Hotchkiss School and Yale University. Moore earned two degrees from Yale University, a B.A. in 1915, then a B.Mus in 1917.