b. 1928

 Ruth Anderson is a composer of orchestral, flute, and electronic music. Her extensive education spanned a nearly 18 year period, and was spent at 8 different institutions. Throughout this time, Anderson was the recipient of a multitude of awards and grants, including two Fulbright awards to study in Paris. After completing her education, Anderson spent time as a freelance composer, orchestrator, and choral arranger for NBC-TV, and later for Lincoln Center Theater.