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Edwin Olin Downes

Edwin Olin Downes, music critic.

Background

  • Downes, Edwin Olin was born on January 27, 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, United States.

  • Education

    • Studied piano, music history and analysis.

    Career

    • Assistant in music courses Boston University and Harvard, summer 1911. Director New York music New York World’s Fair, 1938-1939. Editor: Songs of Russia.

    Works

    • Author: The Lure of Music, 1918. Symphonic Broadcasts, 1932. Ten Operatic Masterpieces, from Mozart to Prokofieff, 1952.
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    Born January 27, 1886
    Died August 22, 1955
    (aged 69)
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      • Author: The Lure of Music, 1918. Symphonic Broadcasts, 1932. Ten Operatic Masterpieces, from Mozart to Prokofieff, 1952.
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