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January 27, 1886
Evanston, Illinois, United States
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.
Downes, Edwin Olin was born on January 27, 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, United States.
Studied piano, music history and analysis.
Author: The Lure of Music, 1918. Symphonic Broadcasts, 1932. Ten Operatic Masterpieces, from Mozart to Prokofieff, 1952.