RANDALL--James Kirtland (JK), died at home in Princeton, NJ on May 28th, 2014, aged 84. Professor Emeritus of Music at Princeton University, he was a composer, music theorist, writer, and animal lover. A pioneer in the field of electronic music, he was also a founder of the journals Open Space and Perspectives of New Music. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Hochheimer Randall, three children, and seven grandchildren.
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Published in The New York Times on June 2, 2014