86th Annual Guggenheim Fellowships Announced

[Ed. Note: Corrected as of April 19, 2010] In its 86th annual competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars. The successful candidates were chosen from a group of some 3,000 applicants.

In the category of “Creative Arts: Music Composition,” this year’s awardees are:

Guggenheim Fellows are appointed “on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise.” Since its establishment in 1925 the foundation has granted over $281 million in fellowships to more than 16,900 individuals.