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date: 20 August 2019

Yellin, Victor (Fell )locked

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(Fell )

(b Boston, Dec 14, 1924; d Oct 24, 2005). American musicologist . He was educated at Harvard, studying with Piston, Milhaud, Davison, Gombosi, A.T. Merritt and J.M. Ward; he received the AB in 1949, the AM in 1952 and the PhD in 1957. From 1958 to 1960 he taught and directed the glee club at Williams College. In 1961, after a year on the faculty of Ohio State University, he joined the music department of New York University.

A specialist in American music, Yellin researched musical activities in the colonial period, analysed the works of contemporary American composers and wrote surveys of the musical development of the USA; he also prepared the edition of Rayner Taylor's opera The Aethiop (New York, 1994). His other areas of scholarly activity included Romantic opera, and since his student days he maintained an interest in composition.

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Journal of Musicology
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