You’ve read books and seen plays starring detectives, politicians, professors, journalists, and bankers. But, goodness, where are the composers? Being a composer is frought with conflict and rife with drama. Yet fictional composers are rare beasts–far rarer than real ones it seems.
Let’s make a list of fictional composers. I’ll start with the only two I know:
Edward Bast: J.R., William Gaddis
Richard Halley: Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand