Laurence Traiger (Composer)
Born: 16th October 1956, Long Island, NY. United States
Laurence Traiger is an American composer. Originally from Bellmore, Long Island, New York, he has studied and worked in Europe since 1976.
At age 11 he composed duos for violin; at age 14 he took lessons in harmony, counterpoint and composition from his violin instructor, William Cosgriff, and at 16 had a work performed at the Hartt School of Music. In 1974 he graduated from John F. Kennedy High School (Bellmore, New York). He received a scholarship from the University of Kansas, studying composition under Prof. John Pozdro.