Robert Savage (composer)
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Savage came as a teenager to the United States to live. He received a BA in music from Columbia University in 1975. Among his teachers were Ben Weber, Ned Rorem, David Diamond, John Corigliano, and David Del Tredici
A student of Zen Buddhism, Savage founded a Buddhist meditation group for persons with AIDS at the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York City. During a stay at Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper, New York, he also wrote several essays published in the Monastery's journal, The Mountain Record, which relate his Zen practice to his experiences of nature.
- Cowboy Nocturne (1975)
- Florida Poems (1984)
- Frost Free (1987)
- An Eye-Sky Symphony (1988)
- Sudden Sunsets (1989–93)
- AIDS Ward Scherzo (1992).
- "The Estate Project". Artistswithaids.org. http://www.artistswithaids.org/artforms/music/catalogue/savage.html. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
- His biography and catalogue
- Robert Savage collection, 1975-1994 Music Division, The New York Public Library.