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Music critic

John Louis Ardoin, American author. Recipient Deems Taylor award American Society Composers, Authors and Publications, 1979. Member New York Music Critics Circle (1960-1964).

Background

Ardoin, John Louis was born on January 8, 1935 in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Son of Louis and Ruth (Herren) Ardoin.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Texas, 1955. Master of Music, University Oklahoma, 1956. Postgraduate, Michigan State University, 1959.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), North Texas State University, 1987.

Career

Assistant editor, Museum American magazine, 1959-1963;associate editor, Museum American magazine, 1963-1964;editor, Museum American magazine, 1964;managing editor, Philharmonic Hall programmember music staff, Saturday Review, 1965-1966;music critic, Dallas Morning News, 1966-1998;New York music critic, London Times, 1964-1966;New York music critic, Opera magazine, 1965-1966. Guest lecturer Indiana U., 1971-1972, Eastman School Music, 1973, American Institute Museum Studies, 1973, 86. Music consultant W National Educational Television-13, New York City.

Works

Membership

Member New York Music Critics Circle (1960-1964).

Connections

father:
Louis Ardoin

mother:
Ruth (Herren) Ardoin