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Pulitzer Prizes in Music

(For years not listed, no award was made.)


1943
Secular Cantata No. 2, A Free Song, William Schuman
1944
Symphony No. 4 (Op. 34), Howard Hanson
1945
Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland
1946
The Canticle of the Sun, Leo Sowerby
1947
Symphony No. 3, Charles Ives
1948
Symphony No. 3, Walter Piston
1949
Louisiana Story music, Virgil Thomson
1950
The Consul, Gian Carlo Menotti
1951
Music for opera Giants in the Earth, Douglas Stuart Moore
1952
Symphony Concertante, Gail Kubik
1954
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Quincy Porter
1955
The Saint of Bleecker Street, Gian Carlo Menotti
1956
Symphony No. 3, Ernst Toch
1957
Meditations on Ecclesiastes, Norman Dello Joio
1958
Vanessa, Samuel Barber
1959
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, John La Montaine
1960
Second String Quartet, Elliott Carter
1961
Symphony No. 7, Walter Piston
1962
The Crucible, Robert Ward
1963
Piano Concerto No. 1, Samuel Barber
1966
Variations for Orchestra, Leslie Bassett
1967
Quartet No. 3, Leon Kirchner
1968
Echoes of Time and the River, George Crumb
1969
String Quartet No. 3, Karel Husa
1970
Time's Encomium, Charles Wuorinen
1971
Synchronisms No. 6 for Piano and Electronic Sound, Mario Davidowsky
1972
Windows, Jacob Druckman
1973
String Quartet No. 3, Elliott Carter
1974
Notturno, Donald Martino
1975
From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, Dominick Argento
1976
Air Music, Ned Rorem
1977
Visions of Terror and Wonder, Richard Wernick
1978
Déjà Vu for Percussion Quartet and Orchestra, Michael Colgrass
1979
Aftertones of Infinity, Joseph Schwantner
1980
In Memory of a Summer Day, David Del Tredici
1982
Concerto for Orchestra, Roger Sessions
1983
Three Movements for Orchestra, Ellen T. Zwilich
1984
Canti del Sole, Bernard Rands
1985
Symphony RiverRun, Stephen Albert
1986
Wind Quintet IV, George Perle
1987
The Flight Into Egypt, John Harbison
1988
12 New Etudes for Piano, William Bolcom
1989
Whispers Out of Time, Roger Reynolds
1990
Duplicates: A Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Mel Powell
1991
Symphony, Shulamit Ran
1992
The Face of the Night, The Heart of the Dark, Wayne Peterson
1993
Trombone Concerto, Christopher Rouse
1994
Of Reminiscences and Reflections, Gunther Schuller
1995
Stringmusic, Morton Gould
1996
Lilacs, George Walker
1997
Blood on the Field, Wynton Marsalis
1998
String Quartet No. 2, Musica Instrumentalis, Aaron Jay Kernis
1999
Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion, Melinda Wagner
2000
Life Is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act II, Concert Version, Lewis Spratlan
2001
Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra, John Corigliano
2002
Ice Field, Harry Brant
2003
On the Transmigration of Souls, John Adams
2004
Tempest Fantasy, Paul Moravec
2005
Second Concerto for Orchestra, Steven Stucky
2006
Piano Concerto: “Chiavi in Mano,” Yehudi Wyner

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