Natalie Curtis

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Birthday
26, 1875
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 23, 1921 (46)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1875
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 23, 1921 (46)

About

American ethnomusicologist known for transcribing traditional Native American and African American music.

Before Fame

She attended the National Conservatory of Music of America and studied in Europe with composer Ferruccio Busoni.

Trivia

She also composed her own original music while implanting Native American influences into her compositions.

Family Life

She was born in New York City, but lived some of her life in Paris, France.

Associated With

She was a personal friend of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, who supported her work.