Stephen Albert (6 February 1941 - 27 December 1992) was an American composer. Stephen Albert won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his symphony RiverRun. He has won a Grammy Award in 1995 in the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category for "Cello Concerto" as performed by Yo-Yo Ma. His notable students include Daniel Asia. He was killed in an automobile accident on Cape Cod in December 1992.