Florence Price (1887-1958)

Nationality

American

Famous Works Involving Orchestra

4 symphonies, Piano Concerto

Fun Facts

  • Price was also a piano player who gave her first recital when she was just 4 years old.
  • Price was the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra!
  • In 1940, Price was inducted into the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Price’s Music

  • None at this time

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