Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1925. Bachelor of Music, New York University, 1927.
Bassist New York Philharmonic Orchestra, New York City, 1926-1928. From instructor to professor emeritus New York University, 1926-1972, professor emeritus, since 1972, head department, 1955-1970. Conductor Purcell Operas, 1933-1941, Bach Cantatas, 1936-1943, 1951-1972.
Lecturer in field 1950-1972. Music faculty Harvard University, 1965.
1st lieutenant Military Intelligence, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bach Society (honorary), American Beethoven Association (board directors), American Musicological Society, American Topical Association, Music Library. Association.
Married Juliet Danziger, April 26, 1930 (deceased June 1948). Children: Ellen, James. Married Virginia Leila Lubkin, August 26, 1949.
Children: Roger, John.