Stein, Leonard

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American musicologist born in 1916, Stein was pianist and conductor who performed widely in Los Angeles during the 1960's. He was an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California and a former head of the Schoenberg Institute.

From the description of Leonard Stein collection of musical scores, 1954-1969. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80271526

Leonard Stein was born in 1916. He was a teaching and personal assistant to Arnold Schoenberg from 1939 until Schoenberg's death in 1941. He was also a pianist specializing in contemporary music and Director of the Arnold Schoenberg Institute from 1975 until 1991. Stein died on June 23, 2004, in Burbank, California, at the age of 87.

From the description of Collection, 1930-2003. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 59138509

Stein was educated at UCLA where he obtained degrees in music and served as teaching assistant for Arnold Schoenberg. He has taught at Occidental College, Los Angeles City College, Pomona College, UCLA, Claremont Graduate Schools, and USC. In 1964 he assumed directorship of the Encounters Contemporary Music Series, a series of musical events performed in Los Angeles and co-sponsored by the Pasadena Art Museum, the Coleman Chamber Music Association, the Pasadena Music Teachers' Association, and the Institute Committee on Programs of the California Institute of Technology.

From the description of Papers, 1942-1983. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33314216

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Leonard Stein (1916-2004) was teaching and personal assistant to Arnold Schoenberg from 1939 until Schoenberg's death in 1941. He was also a pianist specializing in contemporary music and Director of the Arnold Schoenberg Institute from 1975 until 1991.

From the guide to the Leonard Stein Collection, 1930-2004, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Steuermann, Clara,. Interview conducted by Ellis Kohs, Jan. 20, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf STEIN, LEO. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Fadiman, William. Los Angeles in the forties - the pot of gold [sound recording] : symposium : sound recordings, 1985 Mar. 29-Mar. 31. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Stein, Leonard. Leonard Stein collection of musical scores, 1954-1969. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Stein, Leonard. Collection, 1930-2003. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Stein, Leonard. Papers, 1942-1983. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Kirchner, Leon. Leon Kirchner papers, 1939-2009. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Leonard Stein Collection, 1930-2004 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
referencedIn Powell, Mel. The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. Typewritten letter signed, dated : Los Angeles Aug. 30 1947, to Pierre Aelberts at Dynamo Editions in Liège, 1947 Aug. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Atkins, Irene Kahn, 1922-. Major figures in American music [S-Z] : [oral history]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Stein, Leo. Letter, 1934, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
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associatedWith Ashley, Robert, 1930-. person
associatedWith Austin, Larry. person
associatedWith Boulez, Pierre, 1925- person
associatedWith Brown, Earle, 1926-2002. person
associatedWith Bussotti, Sylvano. person
associatedWith Cage, John, person
associatedWith Cage, John. person
associatedWith Cardew, Cornelius. person
associatedWith Carter, Elliott, 1908- person
associatedWith Encounters Contemporary Music Series corporateBody
associatedWith Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003, person
associatedWith Ichiyanagi, Toshi, 1933- person
associatedWith Kirchner, Leon. person
associatedWith Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991, person
associatedWith Powell, Mel. person
associatedWith Reynolds, Roger, 1934- person
associatedWith Riley, Terry, 1935- person
associatedWith Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. person
associatedWith Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. person
associatedWith Steuermann, Clara, person
associatedWith Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007, person
associatedWith Young, La Monte, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Los Angeles
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Piano music
Pianists--Archival resources
Pianists--United States--Archival resources
Music--20th century
Avant-garde (Music)
Music--Scores
Modern music
Music teachers--Archival resources
Stein, Leonard--Archives
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Birth 1916-12-01

Death 2004-06-23

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