Ron Nelson

Biography

Born: December 14, 1929; Joliet, Illinois  
American composer of orchestral, band and chamber works. On the faculty of Brown University until his retirement in 1993. Ron Nelson was later awarded the Medal of Honor from the John Philip Sousa Foundation in 1994, and in 2006, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oklahoma City University. American composer of orchestral, band and chamber works. On the faculty of Brown University until his retirement in 1993. Ron Nelson was later awarded the Medal of Honor from the John Philip Sousa Foundation in 1994, and in 2006, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oklahoma City University. Read less