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music theorist , musicologist

Leon Dallin, Author, music educator. Served as sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, North African Theatre of Operations. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Association of University Professors, American Musicol. Society, College Music Society, Music Educators National Conference M C.

Background

Dallin, Leon was born on March 26, 1918 in Silver City, Utah, United States. Son of Glenn L. and Elizabeth Marie (Jolley) Dallin.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Rochester, 1940. Master of Music, University Rochester, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1949.

Career

Assistant professor music, Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, Fort Collins, 1946;assistant to associate professor, Brigham Young U., Provo, Utah., 1948-1955;professor, California State University, Long Beach, 1955-1985;professor emeritus, California State University, Long Beach, since 1985;independent author, Seal Beach, California, since 1985.

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Membership

Served as sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, North African Theatre of Operations. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Association of University Professors, American Musicol. Society, College Music Society, Music Educators National Conference M C.

Connections

Married Lynn Nicholes.

father:
Glenn L. Dallin

mother:
Elizabeth Marie (Jolley) Dallin

spouse:
Lynn Nicholes.