Charles Ives Timeline

  • Birth

    Charlies Ives was born in Danbury, Connecticut.
  • Childhood

    Charles Ives was already n excellant organist and beginning composer by the age of eight.
  • College

    Charles Ives left home and moved to New Haven to attend Yale.
  • Father Died

    Charles Ives father died, which left him distraught.
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    Composed Symphonies

    Charles Ives composed and published four Symphonies.
  • Ives & Co.

    Ives began his own insurance company: Ives & Co.
  • Pulitzer Prize

    Charlies Ives won the Pulitzer Prize for his Third Symphony.
  • Symphony performed at Carnegie Hall

    Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharonic broadcasted his Second Symphony from Carnegie Hall.
  • Death

    Charles Ives died at the age of 80.