||Richard A. “Dick” Robinson (1923 – 2017) received Master’s degrees in composition and violin at the American Conservatory in Chicago. Further studies were with Karel Husa, Hugh LeCaine, Robert Moog, and Charles Dodge. He founded the Atlanta Electronic Music Center in 1965. In 1970 the piece Ambience won first prize in the Dartmouth International Electronic Music Competition. Robinson played violin with the Atlanta Symphony for 36 years, retiring in 1987 to devote his full time to composition. His music has been performed in colleges and universities throughout the United States, including the SEAMUS ’91, ’96, and ’99 conferences, and in Europe at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales in Paris, the Institute for Sonology in Utrecht, the Festival de Musique d’Aujourd’hui (Extasis 89), in Geneva, and the Futura 1994 series in Crest, France. An early piece, MLK(1968) has been released on the album Mighty Risen Plea (Sacred Frame Records).