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documentary The Unanswered Ives: Portrait of a composer, Wall Street giant and pioneer of sound A documentary by Anne-Kathrin Peitz

A documentary by Anne-Kathrin Peitz

The Unanswered Ives: Portrait of a composer, Wall Street giant and pioneer of sound A documentary by Anne-Kathrin Peitz

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Born in 1874 to a prominent family in Danbury, Connecticut, Charles Ives was the archetypal American good son: the well-liked captain of his high school baseball team who went on to matriculate and run track at Yale. He worked as an actuary before founding one of the most successful insurance agencies in the United States, where he laid the foundations for estate planning practices still in use today. Many of his colleagues didn’t know that Charles Ives was also, in his spare time, one of the most brilliant and innovative composers of his era, privately pioneering avant-garde techniques years before his European contemporaries.

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  • Production date: 2018
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Accentus Music - WDR - Arte - SVT
  • Available version(s): EN
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