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About the Author
In l956 he returned to the United States. He further studied music composition at The Mannes College of Music in New York City. He also taught Japanese at Columbia University where he obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.
In l961 the United States Air Force recruited him to return to Japan to teach English to the Japan Self Defense Air Force pilots in southern Japan. However, the Sony Corporation in Tokyo requested him to establish what later became known as the Sony Language Laboratory. He worked for the Sony Corporation until l970. During this period he studied music composition under the late Dr. Klaus Prinzheim, music director of Tokyo's Musahino Music Academy. Dr. Prinzheim was a student of Gustav Mahler.
Mr. Foreman continued to compose with works ranging from symphonic works through chamber music to a vast collection of vocal music, much of which he has orchestrated.
In l970 returning to the academic world in Tokyo, he taught English at Toyo Eiwa University as well as at Shoin University.
From the l980's on, his works were presented in a concert at Tokyo's prestigious Bunkakaikan Hall, were broadcast by the Japan National Broadcasting Company, and his vocal music was presented by Tokyo's leading soloists in various recitals. He became a resident composer of Tokyo.
During the l990's three of his works were recorded by the Radio and Symphony Orchestra of Krakow, Poland.
In February of 2003 The Northwest Symphony Orchestra presented one of his orchestral compositions.
Mr. Foreman now resides in Seattle, Washington.