6 February 1941
New York, New York, United States
27 December 1992 (aged 51)
Stephen Albert (6 February 1941 - 27 December 1992) was an American composer.
Stephen Albert won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his symphony RiverRun.
He has won a Grammy Award in 1995 in the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category for "Cello Concerto" as performed by Yo-Yo Ma.
His notable students include Daniel Asia.
He was killed in an automobile accident on Cape Cod in December 1992.
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