Filed under: composers, important dates, interviews. Tagged as: Ruth Crawford Seeger, Vivian Fine.
This past Sunday (September 28) would have been Vivian Fine’s 101st birthday. Born in Chicago in 1913, Fine was a piano prodigy who went on to study with Ruth Crawford Seeger and achieve acclaim for her compositions at a young age. She composed continuously for her 70 year career. Fine’s works explored various instrumentations and genres, spanning from chamber music to orchestral and choral works.