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An Obituary for Lewis Spratlan

Headshot of Lew Spratlan in blue shirt and dark sportcoat

Peter Pouncey Professor Emeritus of Music

Lew’s colleagues in the Music Department describe him as a consummate musician and generous colleague who inspired generations of young composers to find their own creative voice. “Lew’s unbounded energy for creativity and teaching leaves us with a large and distinguished catalog of musical work stretching over six decades, and a tradition of thoughtful, hands-on music making within our department.”

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