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Music critic

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

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Lure of Music, 1918. Symphonic Broadcasts, 1932. Ten Operatic Masterpieces, from Mozart to Prokofieff, 1952.