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|Birth:||11th June, 1926|
Carlisle Floyd is an American opera composer. The son of a Methodist minister, he 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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