Summary

''''Jake Heggie''' (born March 31, 1961) is an American composer and pianist.

Jake Heggie is the composer of the operas ''Dead Man Walking'' (2000), ''The End of the Affair'' (2004), ''At The Statue of Venus'' (2005), ''To Hell and Back'' (2006), and ''Moby-Dick'' (2010), as well as the stage work ''For a Look or a Touch''. He has composed more than 200 art songs as well as chamber and concert works. His operas and songs are championed internationally by singers who include Isabel Bayrakdarian, Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade, Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Joyce DiDonato, Jennifer Larmore, Bryn Terfel and many others. He also accompanies many of these artists in recitals.