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librarian , musicologist

Edward Neighbor Waters, musicologist, librarian. Fulbright senior research fellow, 1962-1963, Ford Found research fellow, 1962-1963, Chapelbrook Foundation fellow, 1968.

Background

Waters, Edward Neighbor was born on July 23, 1906 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Andrew and Emma Louise (Neighbor) Waters.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Rochester, 1927. Master of Music, University Rochester, 1928. Doctor of Music, Cleveland Institute Music, 1973.

Career

Private teacher music, organist, Palmyra, New York, 1923-1930;teacher piano, Juniata College, 1930-1931;with division music, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1931-1976;from assistant chief to chief, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1938-1976.

Membership

Chairman board directors United States Book Exchange, 1958-1962. Board directors Washington Performing Arts Society, honorary, 1976-1991. Member Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational and Science Purposes, Inc.

Member Music Library. Association (president 1941-1946), International Association Music Libraries, American Musicol. Society (secretary 1947-1948), Manuscript Society, Council The National Library Association (chairman 1946-1947), District of Columbia Library.

Association (president 1967), Cosmos Club.

Connections

Married Carrie Wales Baird, November 29, 1928 (deceased July 1961). Children: Hugh Richard, Lois Elaine (Mistress David Jerome Affholder). Married Lilly Lesin Kay, September 27, 1962.

father:
Charles Andrew Waters

mother:
Emma Louise (Neighbor) Waters

spouse:
Carrie Wales Baird

spouse:
Lilly Lesin Kay

child:
Hugh Richard Waters

child:
Lois Elaine Waters (Mistress David Jerome Affholder)