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Raven Chacon

Navajo composer and artist
Raven Chacon is a Diné composer, musician and artist. Born in Fort Defiance, Arizona within the Navajo Nation, Chacon became the first Native American to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music, for his Voiceless Mass in 2022.Wikipedia
Born1977
HometownFort Defiance, Arizona, United States
SpouseCandice Hopkins
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Pulitzer Prize Winning Diné Artist Raven Chacon Exhibit Opens February 24 at the Harwood Museum of Art

  • Next month, the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico, will open Raven Chacon: Three Songs, an exhibition bringing together three of the artist's projects that pay tribute to Indigenous women through sound, video, and visual arts. Raven Chacon (Diné) is a composer, performer, and installation artist born in Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a solo artist, he has performed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Kennedy Center, the Heard Museum, and Chaco Canyon.
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