Carlisle Floyd

Composer

1926 –

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Who is 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, is based on a story from the Apocrypha, transferred to contemporary, rural Tennessee, and is set in a Southern dialect.

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Born
Jun 11, 1926
Latta
Also known as
  • Floyd, Carlisle
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Master of Music, Syracuse University
    Piano
    ( - 1949)
  • Musical composition
  • Converse College
Employment
  • Florida State University
Lived in
  • Houston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013