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composer

Carl Ruggles, American composer. Member Southern Vermont Artists, National Association Composers and Conductors, National Institute Arts and Letters.

Background

Ruggles, Carl was born on March 11, 1876 in Marion, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathaniel Sprague and Josephine (Hodge) Ruggles.

Education

1 son, Micah Haskell. Founder and conductor, Winona Symphony Orchestra, 1908. Instructor and inaugurator, seminar in modern composition, University of Miami, Florida, from 1939.

Painter in oils and water colors. Exhbns., galleries in Chicago, Detroit, Addison, Brooklyn, also Bennington College.

Career

Composers and Conductors, National. Composer: Men and Mountains, Portals, Suntreader, Organum, (chamber music), Angels Vox Clamans, In Deserto, Toys, Evocations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Men and Mountains, Portals, Suntreader, Organum, (chamber music), Angels Vox Clamans, In Deserto, Toys, Evocations. Represented United States at Venice Festival and Barcelona Festival, International Society for Contemporary Misic.

Membership

Member Southern Vermont Artists, National Association Composers and Conductors, National Institute Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Charlotte Snell, April.

father:
Nathaniel Sprague Ruggles

mother:
Josephine (Hodge) Ruggles

spouse:
Charlotte Snell