Alice Parker

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Birthday
16, 1925
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1925 (age 92)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

American composer and conductor of vocal and choral music. She recorded numerous albums, including And Glory Shone and O Sing the Glories, with a vocal group called The Musicians of Melodious Accord.

Before Fame

She composed her first orchestra during her high school years and went on to study music at Smith College and the Juilliard School.

Trivia

She wrote and published several books on musical technique, including a 2006 work entitled The Anatomy of Melody.

Family Life

She grew up in Boston and later settled in western Massachusetts.

Associated With

She and her musical contemporary, Benjamin Britten, both composed acclaimed choral works.