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Essays in Honor of Carleton Sprague Smith

Israel J. Katz

1991

472 pp.

23 illustrations

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For almost three decades (1931-59) Carleton Sprague Smith served as Chief of the Music Division of The New York Public Library. Utilizing his training as historian musicologist and musician together with his exceptional administrative and linguistic skills he helped develop one of the world’s greatest music research libraries. As early as 1932 he drew up the initial concept of a Library-Museum of the Performing Arts which ultimately materialized at Lincoln Center. Smith also served as President of both the Music Library Association

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