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Died when: 45 years 193 days
Star Sign: Pisces
Ralph Lyford (February 22, 1882 – September 3, 1927) was an American composer and conductor. He rose to prominence as the managing director of the Cincinnati Opera and as a 20th-century advocate for opera to be written and performed in English. He was married to Ella Gillis, a ballet dancer.