Floyd, Carlisle

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Floyd, Carlisle Gender: M
Carlisle Sessions Floyd
born on 11 June 1926 at 00:05 (= 12:05 AM )
Place Latta, South Carolina, 34n20, 79w26
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°31' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°52 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 08°03'

Carlisle Floyd (2nd from right, 2008)


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 (1955), is based on a story from the Biblical Apocrypha, transferred to contemporary, rural Tennessee, and is set in a Southern dialect.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

biography quote

Sy Scholfield pointed to the biography by Thomas Holliday, which reports the birth time.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Opera composer)
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession