Downes, (Edwin) Olin
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(b Evanston, IL, Jan 27, 1886; d New York, Aug 22, 1955). American music critic, father of Edward O.D. Downes. He studied the piano at the National Conservatory of Music, New York, and, at Boston, history and analysis with Louis Kelterborn, the piano with Carl Baermann, theory with Homer Norris and Clifford Heilman, and music criticism with John P. Marshall. His career was as music critic of the ...