Crawford (Seeger), Ruth (Porter)
- Judith Tick
(b East Liverpool, OH, 3 July 1901; d Chevy Chase, MD, 18 Nov 1953). American composer and folk music specialist. She had two important careers in a relatively short lifetime: as a composer, she was an outstanding figure among early American modernists in the 1920s and early 1930s; as a specialist in American traditional music, she transcribed, edited and arranged important anthologies in the 1940s and early 1950s....