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Ruth Porter Crawford

Musicologist (3-Jul-1901 — 18-Nov-1953)


Ray Allen; Ellie M. Hisama (editors). Ruth Crawford Seeger's Worlds: Innovation and Tradition in Twentieth-Century American Music. University of Rochester Press. 2007. 308pp.

Matilda Gaume. Ruth Crawford Seeger: Memoirs, Memories, Music. Scarecrow Press. 1986. 268pp.

Ellie M. Hisama. Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon. Cambridge University Press. 2006. 218pp.

Joseph N. Straus. The Music of Ruth Crawford Seeger. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 272pp.

Judith Tick. Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music. Oxford University Press. 1997. 457pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Wikipedia [link]

  3. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (p.70)

  4. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.203)

  5. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.55)

  6. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.141)

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