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Leon Kirchner; Harvard teacher wrote bold, daring music, won Pulitzer; at 90

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The Boston Globe

Mr. Kirchner came to Harvard in 1961, after teaching at Mills College, and eventually assumed an endowed chair previously held by the composer Walter Piston. At Harvard he became a revered pedagogue and the founder of a highly regarded course, Music 180, that creatively combined the performance and the analysis of music.

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