Discipline: Music Composition

Chalmers Clifton

Discipline: Music Composition
MacDowell fellowships: 1910, 1914, 1916
Chalmers Dancy Clifton (1889-1966) was an American conductor and composer. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he wrote a number of orchestral works as well as chamber music, and was a founder of The Orchestral Society. He served on the first jury deciding the Pulitzer Prize in Music and was part of that jury (including serving as the sole juror in 1947) for 18 years.



Chalmers Clifton worked in the Wood studio.

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