Gregg Wager

Gregg Wager is a composer, author, and critic. He has written over 100 musical compositions, including a recent opera, Spectral Evidence Rhapsody. He is author of three books including The Virtuosic Mouse. As a critic, he has written over 250 reviews for the Los Angeles Times and for the past 12 years, program notes for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He has a PhD in musicology from the Free University Berlin and a JD from McGeorge School of Law. Gregg can be reached at
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