Florence Price, Trailblazing Composer

How one lady stepped up and stepped out uniquely in music.

Photo by Univ. of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections

Florence Price (1887–1953) was the first Black woman whose music was played by a major U.S. orchestra. Her music gets modern recognition so many who don’t know her contribution to the music world will know now. Her music speaks for itself as the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra honors her legacy.



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