Quotes by Carlisle Floyd

About Carlisle Floyd:

Carlisle Floyd is an American opera composer. The son of a Methodist minister, he has based many of his works on themes from the South. His best known opera, Susannah (1955), is based on a story from the Apocrypha, transferred to contemporary, rural Tennessee, and is set in a Southern dialect.

Author Bio

  • NameCarlisle Floyd
  • DescriptionAmerican composer
  • BornJune 11, 1926
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionComposer
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; National Medal Of Arts; Charles E. Lutton Man Of Music Award