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Timeline of Irving Fine's Life

1914-1939

1914

December 3

Born in Boston, Massachusetts.

1937

B.A., cum laude, Harvard University (honors thesis: "Stravinsky's Contribution to Twentieth-century Musical Style"). Composition — Walter Piston Orchestration — E. B. Hill Music history — A. Tillman Merritt Choral Conducting — Archibald Davison

1938

Receives M.A., Harvard University. Composition — Piston Counterpoint at Radcliffe with Nadia Boulanger

1939

Continues studies with Boulanger in Paris.

1939-40

Returns to U.S., appointed tutor, Radcliffe College.

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Baby picture of Fine

descriptive record icon enlarge image icon Irving Fine, baby picture, ca. 1914



Irving Fine in a graduation gown

descriptive record icon enlarge image iconIrving Fine at graduation, Harvard College, 1937