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Carlisle Floyd at 100

Watch and listen to a selection of Carlisle Floyd's videos and audio clips.
Read recent news about Floyd.
A selection of recommended Floyd recordings

Considered the "Father of American Opera," Carlisle Floyd redefined the 20th century with operas like Susannah and Of Mice and Men, and continues in the 21st century with recent works like Prince of Players. Celebrate Floyd's centennial in June 2026 by exploring his many great works for voice, opera, and orchestra.

A quick overview of Floyd and his music
In-depth biography, for use in concert programs
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