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Vivian Fine

Born: 28-Sep-1913
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 20-Mar-2000
Location of death: Benninton, VT [1]
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Drama for Orchestra

Studied under Roger Sessions and Ruth Porter Crawford.

[1] Southern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, VT.

Sister: Adelaide
Husband: Ben Karp (sculptor, m. 1935, two daughters)
Daughter: Margaret Karp ("Peggy", b. 12-Sep-1942)
Daughter: Nina Karp (b. 14-Sep-1948)

    University: Chicago Musical College
New York University (1945-48)
    Professor: Juilliard School (1948)
    Professor: SUNY Potsdam (1951)
    Professor: Bennington College (1964-87)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1980
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1980

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