Kimball, Robert (Eric)

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KIMBALL, Robert (Eric)

KIMBALL, Robert (Eric). American, b. 1939. Genres: Music, Theatre. Career: Yale Collection of Literature and American Musical Theatre, New Haven, CT, curator, 1967-71; New York Post, NYC, music and dance reviewer, 1973-87, chief classical music critic, 1987-88; Roxbury Records, president, 1988-; writer. Lecturer at Yale University, 1970 and 1974; senior research fellow and visiting professor of music at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York's Institute for Studies in American Music, 1974-75; lecturer in Drama at New York University, 1979-80; lecturer in music at Yale University, 1980-81. Publications: (with W. Bolcom) Reminiscing with Sissle and Blake, 1973; (with A. Simon) The Gershwins, 1973; (with T. Krasker) Catalog of the American Musical: Musicals of Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, 1988. EDITOR: Cole, 1971; The Unpublished Cole Porter, 1975; The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter, 1983; (with D. Hart) The Complete Lyrics of Lorenz Hart, 1986; The Complete Lyrics of Ira Gershwin, 1993. Contributor to Grove's Dictionary of Music. Contributor to periodicals. Contributor of notes-sometimes in collaboration with Alfred Simon-to recordings. Address: 180 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.