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Charles Ives
b. October 20, 1874 – d. May 19, 1954 • Composer
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Ives, Charles
Ives, Charles(1874–1954). At a time when most other United States composers were following European traditions, Charles Ives was creating a uniquely American music. His works, unknown and unplayed during most of his lifetime, contained many innovations associated with 20th-century music. These innovations
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Ives, Charles
Ives, Charles (1874–1954)American composerBorn in Danbury, Connecticut, Ives was influenced by his bandmaster father’s love for experiment in sound, but he also studied music in traditional European contexts under Horatio Parker at Yale. Ives decided to enter the insurance business as a profession,