Holoman, D(allas) Kern
- Paula Morgan
(b Raleigh, NC, Sept 8, 1947). American musicologist. He took the BA at Duke University (1969), and began graduate work at Princeton University, where he received the MFA (1971), and the doctorate (1974) with a dissertation on the autograph musical documents of Berlioz. He also studied the bassoon and conducting at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Siena (1967–8). He joined the faculty of the University of California at Davis in 1973, and chaired the music department from 1980 to 1988. His research focusses on French music of the 19th century, particularly the works of Berlioz, of whose works he was the first to compile a thematic catalogue (1987). He is also interested in musical education for the general listener: his publication Masterworks (1998) combines book, score anthology and computer program into an introductory package. He was one of the founders of the journal ...