Muriel Rukeyser

1913 - 1980

American writer Muriel Rukeyser's poetry has been set to music by Ned Rorem, Samuel Adler, Eric Whitacre, Ben Moore, Libby Larsen, and several other American composers.


Born in New York City, political activism was an important part of Muriel Rukeyser's writing. To learn more about Rukeyser, please visit the links listed to the right.

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