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Root, Deane (Leslie)locked

  • Steven Saunders


(b Wausau, WI, Aug 9, 1947). American musicologist, educator, and bibliographer. He earned graduate degrees in musicology from the University of Illinois (MMus 1971, PhD 1977). As area coordinator of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1974–6), Root substantially expanded the lexicographical coverage of popular music. After several research associate positions, he was appointed curator of the Foster Hall Collection and Stephen Foster Memorial at the University of Pittsburgh in ...

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