Donald Vail Allen, American investment company executive, pianist. President Funds for Needy Children, 1974-1976; member American Guild Organists. Member Center for Study of Presidency, American Management Association, International Platform Association, National Association Securities Dealers, Chamber Music Society, American Museum Natural History.
- President, chairman board directors Cambridge Investment Corporation. Music editor and critic Times-Herald, Washington. Music critic Los Angeles Times.
Translate works of Ezra Pound from Italian into English. Author of papers on the musical motifs in the writings of James Joyce. Specialist in works of Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, and Scriabin.
Premiere performances of contemporary piano music. Represented by William Matthews Concert Agency, New York City. Selected by William Steinway and Sascha Greiner of Steinway Piano Company as an exclusive Steinway concert artist.