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Anderson, Ruth, 1928-2019


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  • Fuller Name

    • Evelyn Ruth
  • Variants

    • Anderson, E. Ruth, 1928-
    • Anderson, E. Ruth, 1928-2019
    • Anderson, Evelyn Ruth, 1928-2019
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1928-03-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2019-11-29
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1966
        • Affiliation End: 1989
        • Organization: (naf) Hunter College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1951
        • Affiliation End: 1958
        • Organization: Totenberg Instrumental Ensemble
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1957
        • Affiliation End: 1958
        • Organization: (naf) Boston Pops Orchestra
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kalispell (Mont.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Females
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Anderson, E. Ruth, 1928-
  • Sources

    • found: Her In excelsis ... c1959.
    • found: Her Contemporary American composers, 1982:t.p. (E. Ruth Anderson)
    • found: Rounds from many countries, c1961:t.p. (Ruth Anderson)
    • found: Ww in Amer. mus., classical, 2nd ed.(Anderson, Ruth; b. Mar. 21, 1928, Kalispell, Mont.; composer, educator)
    • found: Int. ww in mus., 15th ed.(Anderson, (Evelyn) Ruth; b. May 21, 1928, Kalispell, Mont.; composer, flutist)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 16, 2014(b. Mar. 21, 1928; Kalispell, Mont.)
    • found: Grove music online, December 19, 2019(Anderson, Ruth; born March 21, 1928, Kalispell, MT; American composer, flautist, and orchestrator
    • found: New York times online, viewed December 19, 2019(in obituary published December 18, 2019: Ruth Anderson; born March 21, 1928, Kalispell, Montana; died November 29 [2019] in the Bronx; pioneering electronic composer; earned a bachelor's degree in flute performance from the University of Washington in 1949 and a master's degree in composition there in 1951; did postgraduate work at Princeton University, where she was one of the first four women admitted to the graduate program in composition, and at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; best known for having founded, in 1968, an electronic music studio at Hunter College in New York, where she taught composition and theory from 1966 until 1989; as a flutist, she performed with the Totenberg Instrumental Ensemble, led by the violinist Roman Totenberg, from 1951 to 1958; she also served as the principal flutist for the Boston Pops Orchestra from 1957 to 1958; worked as an orchestrator in her 30s)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog hdg.: Anderson, Ruth]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-20: new
    • 2019-12-20: revised
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