Irving Fine

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Birthday
3, 1914
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 23, 1962 (47)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1914
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 23, 1962 (47)

About

Elegant, graceful composer whose work combined neoclassical influences with romantic and serial elements. He belonged to the Boston Six or Boston School.

Before Fame

He received a Master's degree from Harvard University, where composer Walter Piston mentored him. He was also taught by Serge Koussevitzky and Nadia Boulanger.

Trivia

He taught many composers who went on to have prolific careers, including Gustav Ciamaga and Noel Lee.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Verna until his death.

Associated With

He was a close associate of Aaron Copland.