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Charles Ives

1874-1954

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
1. Charles Ives Marker
Inscription. A revolutionary composer, Ives was also a traditional insurance executive. His innovative music builds on American popular and folk tunes, and expands the use of rhythm and tonality. His avant-garde works include Concord, Mass., 1840-1860, The Fourth Symphony, and New England Holidays. He live here from 1908 to 1911.
 
Erected by Historic Landmark Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 44.107′ N, 73° 59.877′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 11th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 West 11th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Second Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson Market Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4 Patchin Place / e.e. cummings (about 400 feet away); Jefferson Market Garden (about 500 feet away); Marianne Moore (about 600 feet away); Emma Lazarus (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Ascension (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Edward Ives - Charles Ives Society
Charles Ives Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
2. Charles Ives Marker
. For all his singularity, the Yankee maverick Charles Ives is among the most representative of American artists. Optimistic, idealistic, fiercely democratic, he unified the voice of the American people with the forms and traditions of European classical music. (Submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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