Great Performances

5 Facts About Florence Price

Clip: Season 49 Episode 23 | 1m 35s  | Video has closed captioning.

Learn five facts about American composer Florence Price. Although she won a handful of awards for her work, Price struggled to find greater success, fighting against the twin issues of racism and sexism in the classical music industry. After dozens of her manuscripts were rediscovered in 2009, Florence Price has finally started to gain the success that eluded her during her lifetime.

Aired: 04/15/22

Rating: NR

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