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Gilbert Chase

Gilbert Chase, Cuban, American writer, educator. Honorary professor faculty philosophy, letters University Buenos Aires. Member American Musicol. Society, Society for Ethnomusicology (1st vice president 1963-1965), Inter-Am Music Council (president 1960-1963), Latin American Studies Association (constituent member), Société Française de Musicologie, Instituto Español de Musicología, Music Library Association, American Studies Association.

Background

  • Chase, Gilbert was born on September 4, 1906 in Havana, Cuba. Son of Gilbert P. and Edelmira (Culmell) Chase.

  • Education

    • Student, Columbia University, 1926. Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1950. Doctor of Literature (honorary), University Miami, 1955.

      Private study music with, Max Wald, Paris.

    Career

    • Music critic Continental Daily Mail, Paris, 1929-1935. Associate editor International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians, New York City, 1936-1938. Editor G. Schirmer, Inc., 1939-1940.

      Latin American specialist music division Library of Congress, 1940-1943. Music supervisor NBC University of the Air, 1943-1948. Manager education department Radio Corporation of America Victor, Camden, New Jersey, 1948-1949.

      Cultural attache American embassy, Lima, Peru, 1951-1953, Buenos Aires, 1953-1955. Director School Music University Oklahoma, 1955-1956. Acting dean University Oklahoma (College Fine Arts), 1956-1957.

      Cultural attaché American Embassy, Brussels, 1958-1960. Professor music and Latin American studies Tulane University, 1960-1966. Director Inter-American Institute for Musical Research, 1961-1969.

      Senior research fellow Institute Studies in American Music, Brooklyn College, City University New York, 1972-1973. Ziegele visiting professor music State University New York at Buffalo, 1973-1974. Visiting professor comparative studies, history and music University Texas at Austin, 1975-1979.

      Paris correspondent Museum America, New York City, 1930-1935, Museum Times, London, 1931-1935. Adviser, reviewer Book of Month Club, 1936-1949. Lecturer history American music Columbia, 1946-1948.

      Member advisory committee on music United States Department of State, 1943-1945. Museum consultant Pan American Union, 1943-1945. Consultant for music loan libraries in Latin American Library of Congress, 1944-1946.

      Member United States Advisory Committee on Cultural Information, 1957-1958. Member bicentennial committee National Music Council, from 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Member American Musicol. Society, Society for Ethnomusicology (1st vice president 1963-65), Inter-Am Music Council (president 1960-63), Latin American Studies Association (constituent member), Soci├йt├й Fran├зaise de Musicologie, Instituto Espa├▒ol de Musicolog├нa, Music Library Association, American Studies Association

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Musicol. Society, Society for Ethnomusicology (1st vice president 1963-1965), Inter-Am Music Council (president 1960-1963), Latin American Studies Association (constituent member), Société Française de Musicologie, Instituto Español de Musicología, Music Library Association, American Studies Association.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Barentzen, December 27, 1929. Children– Paul, Peter John.
    • father: Gilbert P. Chase
    • mother: Edelmira (Culmell) Chase
    • spouse: Kathleen Barentzen
    • children: Paul Chase
    • Peter John Chase
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    Born September 4, 1906
    Died February 22, 1992
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1926
      Columbia University
    • 1950
      University North Carolina
    • 1955
      University Miami
    • 1929 - 1935
      Music critic Continental Daily Mail
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1936 - 1938
      associate editor Intern, ational Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians
    • 1939 - 1940
      editor G. Schirmer
    • 1940 - 1943
      Latin American specialist, music division Library of Congress
    • 1943 - 1948
      music supervisor National Broadcasting Company University of the Air
    • 1948 - 1949
      manager, education department Radio Corporation of America Victor
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1951 - 1953
      cultural attache American embassy
      Lima, Peru, Peru
    • 1953 - 1955
      cultural attache American embassy
      Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • 1955 - 1956
      director, School Music University Oklahoma
    • 1956 - 1957
      acting dean University Oklahoma (College Fine Arts)
    • 1958 - 1960
      cultural attach+? American Embassy
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1960 - 1966
      professor, music and Latin American studies Tulane University
    • 1961 - 1969
      director, Inter-American Institute for Musical Research
    • 1972 - 1973
      senior, research fellow Institute Studies in American Music
    • 1973 - 1974
      Ziegele visiting professor, music State University New York at Buffalo
    • 1975 - 1979
      visiting professor, comparative studies
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    Award