BMI Composer Kevin Puts Wins 2012 Pulitzer for Music

Posted in News on April 17, 2012

BMI composer Kevin Puts was named the 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner in music on Monday, April 16. His prize-winning World War I masterpiece Silent Night, which premiered in Minnesota last year, is Puts’ first opera.

A native of St. Louis, Puts is a three-time BMI Student Composer Award recipient who joined BMI in 1996. He serves on the faculty of the Peabody Institute and works in New York City.

For more information, read NPR’s interview with Puts and visit

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