Meyer, Leonard B.

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MEYER, Leonard B.

MEYER, Leonard B. American, b. 1918. Genres: Humanities, Music. Career: Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus of Music and Humanities, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1988 (Benjamin Franklin Professor, 1975-88). Instructor, 1946-50, Assistant Professor, 1951-56, Associate Professor, 1956-61, Professor and Chairman, 1961-70, and Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor, 1972-75, University of Chicago. Publications: Emotion and Meaning in Music, 1956; (co-author) The Rhythmic Structure of Music, 1961; Music, the Arts and Ideas, 1967; Explaining Music: Essays and Explorations, 1973; Style and Music: Theory, History, and Ideology, 1989; The Spheres of Music, 2000.