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music historian , musicologist , university professor

Lewis Henry Lockwood, musicologist, educator. National Endowment for Humanities senior fellow, 1973-1974, 84-85; Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1977-1978. Fellow American Council Learned Societies (1968-1969); member American Musicol. Society (vice president 1970-1972, president 1987-1988, Alfred Einstein award 1971, Kinkeldey award 1985), International Musicol. Society, Renaissance Society of America.

Background

Lockwood, Lewis Henry was born on December 16, 1930 in New York City. Son of Gerald and Madeline (Wartell) Lockwood.

Education

Born in New York City in December 1930, he attended the High School of Music and Art, then Queens College, and did graduate work at Princeton University in the early 1950s with Oliver Strunk, Arthur Mendel, and Nino Pirrotta.

Career

Member faculty, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1958-1980;professor music, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1968-1980;department chairman, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1970-1973, 78-80;professor music, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1980;department chairman, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988-1990. Visiting member Institute for Advanced Study, 1977-1978.

Achievements

  • In 1984, Lockwood was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2013 to the American Philosophical Society. A festschrift in his honor was published in 1996. The Lewis Lockwood Award of the American Musicological Society, awarded annually to an exceptional book by a musicologist within ten years of his or her Ph.D., is named in his honor.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Council Learned Societies (1968-1969). Member American Musicol. Society (vice president 1970-1972, president 1987-1988, Alfred Einstein award 1971, Kinkeldey award 1985), International Musicol.

Society, Renaissance Society of America.

Connections

Married Doris Hoffmann, December 26, 1953 (deceased). Children– Alison, Daniel. Married Ava Bry Penman, May 25, 1997.

father:
Gerald Lockwood

mother:
Madeline (Wartell) Lockwood

spouses:
Doris Hoffmann

Ava Bry Penman

children:
Alison Lockwood

Daniel Lockwood