Richard Pearson Thomas

Richard Pearson Thomas

1957 -

Richard Pearson Thomas is known for his dozens of American song settings, including Race For the Sky, a song cycle which sets poems found on New York City streets after 9/11.

Photo: Richard Pearson Thomas, Publicity Photo


Born in Montana, Richard Pearson Thomas studied at Eastman School of Music and the University of Southern California.

In additon to his prolific song output, Thomas has also written several musicals. He teaches at Teachers College/Columbia University and has previously taught at Yale and the University of Central Florida.

For more information, please visit Richard Pearson Thomas' website, listed on the right. His songs are published by Classical Vocal Repertoire.

--Christie Finn

Songs & Song Collections BY Thomas (entered to date)

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