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Sydney Milton Kaye, American lawyer. Recipient Broadcast Pioneers award, 1960, Richard Strauss medal, 1971.


Kaye, Sydney Milton was born on February 3, 1900 in New York City. Son of Ludwig and Elvira (Metz) Kaye.


Student Townsend Harris Hall, 1914-1917. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1923.


Admitted to New York bar, 1924. Member firm Rosenman, Colin, Kaye, Petschek, Freund and Emil, New York City, 1961-1975. Counsel Rosenman Colin Freund Lewis & Cohen, 1975-1979.

Chairman board emeritus Broadcast Music, Inc.


Member of the United States delegation Conference Copyright Experts American Republics, Washington, 1952, Inter-Governmental Copyright Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 1952, Diplomatic Conference Protection Performer’s Rights, Rome, 1962, Intellectual Property Conference, Stockholm, 1967, Inter-Governmental Conference Revision Copyright Treaties, Paris, 1971. Member panel consultant General Revision Copyright Law and Neighboring Rights Panel, United States Copyright Office. Member international copyright panel Department State.

Honorary trustee Cancer Research Institute, Inc. Member American, New York State, Federal Communications bar associations, Copyright Society United States of America, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Broadcast Pioneers (directory). Club: Lotos (New York City).


Married Muriel Gray, August 21, 1941.

Ludwig Kaye

Elvira (Metz) Kaye

Muriel Gray