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educator , musicologist

Ruth Steiner, musicologist, educator. Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1982, 1985, 1988. Member of American Musicological Society (secretary 1984-1989), Medieval Academy of America.

Background

Steiner, Ruth was born on February 2, 1931 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Eugene and Ruth Piette.

Education

Bachelor, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1952. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1964.

Career

Professor of music Catholic University of America, Washington, 1966—2000. Retired, 2000.

Membership

Member of American Musicological Society (secretary 1984-1989), Medieval Academy of America.

Connections

Children: Jonathan, Miriam.

father:
Eugene Piette

mother:
Ruth Piette

children:
Miriam Steiner

Jonathan Steiner