Vivian Fine


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(b Chicago, 1913; d Bennington, VT, 2000).

Amer. composer. Has held several teaching posts, notably at Bennington Coll., Vermont, 1964–87, and from 1931 championed modern pf. mus. Her works incl. pf. conc.; str. qt.; vn. sonata; Alcestis (ballet for Martha Graham, 1960); and A Guide to the Life Expectancy of a Rose for sop., ten., and chamber ens.

Subjects: Music.

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