Crawford, Ruth

Crawford, Ruth,

1901–53, American composer, b. East Liverpool, Ohio. Crawford attended music schools in Jacksonville, Fla., and Chicago. Her most frequently performed composition is a string quartet (1931). She also collected and published American folk music with her husband, the musicologist and composer Charles Seeger, father of the folk singer Pete Seeger.
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The Real Full Monty saw Megan McKenna, Michelle Heaton, Coleen Nolan, Victoria Derbyshire, Helen Lederer, Sarah-Jane Crawford, Ruth Madoc and Sally Dexter - strip to their underwear in front of a whooping audience.
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