1 daughter by previous marriage, Elizabeth Dixon. Faculty department English, U. Hawaii, 1939-1941, Indiana U., 1942-1946, Cornell Univercity, 1946-1949, New York University, 1950-1951. Professor of English, Hunter College, since 1951.
Faculty music department New School Social Research, since 1954. Executive director Institute Jazz Studies, Inc. Adviser to State Department, Music Panel, Cultural Exchange Prgram.
Member awards committee A.S.C.A.P., since 1960. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951. Ford Foundation grant for sample course unit.
Recipient award for contribution Brussels exhibition, Department State, 1958.
Born October 18, 1908