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Allen Hughes

Allen Hughes, music critic. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Background

  • Hughes, Allen was born on December 28, 1921 in Brownsburg, Indiana, United States. Son of Maurice McKinley and Bess (Collyer) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Student, George Washington University, 1942. Bachelor, University Michigan, 1946. Bachelor of Music, University Michigan, 1947.

      Postgraduate, New York University, 1950.

    Career

    • Lecturer music Toledo Museum Art, 1946-1947. Assistant editor, critic Musical America, 1950-1953. Free-lance writer Paris, 1953-1955.

      Music critic New York Herald Tribune, 1955-1960. Member music faculty Brooklyn College, 1958-1960. Music critic New York Times, 1960-1961, assistant dance critic, 1961-1962, dance critic, 1962-1965, music critic, 1965-1986.

      Columnist Chamber Music magazine, 1998—2002.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Marian Nina Berklich, March 28, 1964.
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    Born December 28, 1921
    Died November 16, 2009
    (aged 87)
    • 1942
      George Washington University
    • 1946
      University Michigan
    • 1947
      University Michigan
    • 1950
      New York University
    • 1946 - 1947
      Lecturer, music Toledo Museum Art
    • 1950 - 1953
      assistant, editor
    • 1953 - 1955
      free-lance writer, Paris
    • 1955 - 1960
      music critic New York Herald Tribune
    • 1958 - 1960
      member, music faculty Brooklyn College
    • 1962 - 1965
      music critic New York Times
    • 1965 - 1986
      music critic New York Times
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