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Guide to the Albert Cohen Papers
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Description
The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.
Background
Professor of Music Emeritus at Stanford, Albert Cohen is a distinguished musicologist and historian of music theory, specializing in French music of the 17th and 18th century. He was chair of the Music Department from 1973-1990, during which time he raised funds for, desiged and launched the Braun Music Center. A masterful performer on both violin and treble viol, Cohen is a graduate of Juilliard and former Guggenheim fellow and contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. He retired from Stanford in 2001.
Extent
2 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
Open for research.