Papers of Leonard Stein, American music scholar, pianist and musical director of "Encounters," a series of musical events
performed in Los Angeles and co-sponsored by the Pasadena Art Museum, the Coleman Chamber Music Association, the Pasadena
Music Teachers' Association, and the Institute Committee on Programs of the California Institute of Technology. Included are
correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs and audiorecordings from the "Encounters" program and a file of
correspondence (1942-1983) with Ernst Krenek. The collection is arranged in two series: 1) ENCOUNTERS MATERIALS and 2) CORRESPONDENCE.
Leonard Stein was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 1, 1916. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles
where he received his bachelor's degree in 1939 and his master of music in 1941. He was Arnold Schoenberg's teaching assistant
while at UCLA. Stein later received his D.M.A. from the University of Southern California in 1965.