Ned Rorem was an American composer and diarist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1976 for his Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra.
Rorem was born in Richmond, Indiana on October 23, 1923, the son and second child of C. (Clarence) Rufus Rorem (1894–1988).
In 1966 he published The Paris Diary of Ned Rorem. This was followed by Later Diaries 1951–1972 (1974) and The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem, 1973–1985 (1987).
In them he is always candid, and open about his and other men’s sexuality, describing his relationships with Leonard Bernstein, Noël Coward, Samuel Barber, and Virgil Thomson, and outing several others.
Ned Rorem Wife: Who is Gladys W. Miller?
Who is Ned Rorem married to? Who is Ned Rorem’s wife?
Gladys W. Miller is the wife of American composer and diarist, Ned Rorem.
They met and married in South Dakota in 1920, where Rufus Rorem was working for Goodyear Rubber.