Beth Anderson1950 -
Composer Beth Anderson has set the text of Dana Gioia, Eugene Field, David Mason, Countee Cullen, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and several other American writers in her songs.
Photo: Beth Anderson, http://www.beand.com, the official website of Beth Anderson
Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Beth Anderson studied at the University of California, Davis and Mills College. Throughout her studies, she worked with several seminal American composers, including John Cage, Robert Ashley, and Terry Riley.
In 1975, Anderson founded Ear Magazine and has contributed her writings to several other publications. Her compositions include songs, as well as text-sound pieces, tape works, and graphic scores.
For more information about Beth Anderson, please visit the websites listed to the right.
--Christie Finn Source: Charles Share's article in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians