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Florence Price (Composer)

Born: 9th April 1887, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Died: 3rd June 1953, Chicago

Nationality: African-American

Florence Beatrice Price was an African-American classical composer, pianist, organist and music teacher.

Further Reading: Price, F

 Video Interview, Randall Goosby on Roots

The violinist talks to Katherine about his debut album on Decca, celebrating the influence which Black composers and performers have had on American music from the late nineteenth century to the present day.

 Recording of the Week, American Quintets from the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

An arresting debut album from the shape-shifting ensemble features piano quintets by Amy Beach and Florence Price, plus Samuel Barber's Dover Beach with bass Matthew Rose in superb voice.

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