Meyer, Leonard B.

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Meyer was born in 1918. Meyer studied at Columbia University, graduating with a B.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Music in 1948. He earned a Ph.D. in the History of Culture in 1954 at the University of Chicago. He was professor of music at the University of Chicago from 1946 to 1974 and professor of music and the humanities at the University of Pennsylvania beginning in 1975. He became professor emeritus at Pennsylvania in 1988. He died in 2007.

From the description of Leonard B. Meyer papers, 1941-1978 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 606931284

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referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Cage, John. Atlas eclipticalis / John Cage. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Meyer, Leonard B. Leonard B. Meyer papers, 1941-1978 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Meyer, Leonard B. Correspondence with American Musicological Society, 1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Powell, Mel. The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Brown, Earle, 1926-2002. Letter : Baltimore, to Leonard B. Meyer, [Chicago], 1969 Oct. 15. University of Chicago Library
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Birth 1918-01-12

Death 2007-12-30

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