Olly Wilson (Composer)
Born: 7th September 1937, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 12th March 2018, Oakland, California, United States
Olly Woodrow Wilson, Jr. was an American composer of contemporary classical music, pianist, double bassist, and musicologist. He was one of the preeminent composers of African American descent in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. He is also known for establishing the TIMARA (Technology in Music and Related Arts) program at Oberlin Conservatory, the first-ever conservatory program in electronic music.