Charles Ives Timeline By miabacher Oct 20, 1874 Birth Charlies Ives was born in Danbury, Connecticut. Oct 20, 1882 Childhood Charles Ives was already n excellant organist and beginning composer by the age of eight. Sep 1, 1893 College Charles Ives left home and moved to New Haven to attend Yale. Nov 4, 1894 Father Died Charles Ives father died, which left him distraught. Period: Jan 1, 1898 to Dec 31, 1912 Composed Symphonies Charles Ives composed and published four Symphonies. Jan 1, 1899 Ives & Co. Ives began his own insurance company: Ives & Co. Jan 1, 1947 Pulitzer Prize Charlies Ives won the Pulitzer Prize for his Third Symphony. Feb 22, 1951 Symphony performed at Carnegie Hall Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharonic broadcasted his Second Symphony from Carnegie Hall. May 19, 1954 Death Charles Ives died at the age of 80.