Thomas May

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Seattle, Washington-based critic; author of Decoding Wagner: An Invitation to His World of Music Drama and editor of The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer.  His notes and essays frequently appear in the program books of the San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Boston Symphony. His Viewpoint column has been a regular feature of the San Francisco Opera programs for the last several years, and his music profiles also appear on Seattle's NPR station, KUOW-FM.

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