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Mattias Lundberg

(b Ludvika, June 14, 1911; d Stockholm, Feb 7, 1979). Swedish musicologist and music librarian. She studied humanities at Stockholm College (BA in Musicology, 1937) and Uppsala University (Licentiate thesis, 1958; PhD, 1972). She was associate professor at the University of Uppsala from ...

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James P. Cassaro

(b Modesto, CA, Aug 11, 1935; d Trenton, NJ, Jan 22, 2014). American music librarian . She studied at Mills College (BA, 1957), and Columbia University (MA, 1959), before receiving the MLS in 1964 at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a student of ...

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Charles Mould

(b Bristol, UK, 1919; d Oxford, UK, Nov 25, 1999). English scholar and librarian. After reading Classics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (MA), Boalch became librarian of the Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Hertfordshire. In March 1962 he was appointed Keeper of Scientific Books at the Radcliffe Science Library, Bodleian Library, Oxford (a position he held until he retired in ...

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Colette Simonot

(b Columbus, OH, Sept 7, 1956). American Singer, pianist, and music archivist. He has been one of the premier interpreters of American standards. More than an entertainer, he has been dedicated to preserving the repertoire of the great American songbook. Feinstein first studied piano at the age of five but soon quit his lessons, preferring to play by ear. As a teenager he performed at weddings and parties in Columbus, Ohio, and after high school he played in local piano bars. In ...

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Donald Jay Grout and Mary Wallace Davidson

(b New York, NY, Nov 27, 1878; d Orange, NJ, Sept 19, 1966). American musicologist, teacher, and librarian. He studied at the College of the City of New York (AB 1898), English and philosophy at the New York University (MA 1900), and music with ...

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Ryan Raul Bañagale

(b Newton, MA, Dec 13, 1903; d Stone Ridge, NY, May 1, 1988). American music critic and discographer. After a brief stint at Harvard University (1922), Darrell studied composition at the New England Conservatory (1923–6). With Axel B. Johnson, he co-founded the Boston-based ...

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Paula Morgan and Jim Farrington

(b New Rochelle, NY, Dec 16, 1916; d Castine, ME, April 10, 2012). American discographer, editor, and writer on music. A self-taught musician, he studied psychology at Yale University (BA 1939) and Columbia University (1939–40). He held a wide variety of positions, including classical music program annotator for NBC (...

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Jim Farrington

(b Columbus Grove, OH, Feb 16, 1913; d Boston, MA, Feb 17, 2004). American music librarian. He studied at Hillsdale College (Michigan, BA 1934), the University of Michigan (ABLS 1936, MA 1936), and at Columbia University. He was head of the Audio-Visual Division (...

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Leonard Burkat and Jim Farrington

(b Salem, IL, May 13, 1913; d Burlington, MA, June 7, 1998). American discographer and publisher. He attended the University of Louisville (BA 1935) and did graduate work at Boston University (1937) and Harvard University (1937–9); he studied organ privately with E. Power Biggs. He was a critic for the ...

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Jim Farrington

(b Wisconsin Rapids, WI, May 9, 1951). American music librarian and musicologist. He studied music at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (BM 1973, MA 1974) and musicology at the University of Minnesota (MA 1977, PhD 1985), then served as music librarian and assistant professor of music at Pennsylvania State University (...