Chance, Nancy Laird
- Cynthia Green Libby
(b Cincinnati, March 19, 1931). American composer and pianist. She studied theory and composition with Ussachevsky, Luening and Chou Wen-chung at Columbia University. She received the ASCAP/Nissim prize for orchestral composition twice (1981, Liturgy; 1984, Odysseus), as well as two awards from the NEA, three fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and a Sundance Film Composer Fellowship in ...