Zimmerman, Franklin (Bershir)

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ZIMMERMAN, Franklin (Bershir)

ZIMMERMAN, Franklin (Bershir). American, b. 1923. Genres: Music. Career: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Professor of Music, Director of Pro Musica, and Chairman Dept. of Music, 1968, and Lecturer, College of General Studies, 1969-. Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1958-59; Associate Professor, and Chairman, Dept. of History, Music and Literature, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1959-64; Professor of Music, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, and Director, Dartmouth Collegium Musicum, 1964-67; Professor of Music, Director of Pro Musica, Director, Division of Music History and Musicology, and Director, Collegium Musicum, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1967-68. Publications: Henry Purcell 1659-1695: An Analytical Catalogue of His Music, 1963; Henry Purcell, His Life and Times, 1967; Henry Purcell 1659-1695: Melodic and Intervallic Indexes to His Complete Works, 1972; Henry Purcell: A Guide to Research, 1988; Visible Music Sound Scapes Series, 1999; Henry Purcell's Opera, Dido & Aeneas, 2000; Handel's Vision: The Messiah; Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: AS New View; J.S. Bach's Monumental Legacy: The Art of Fugue. EDITOR: Introduction to the Skill of Music, 12th ed., 1972; The William Kennedy Gostling Manuscript (facsimile ed.), 1973. Address: 225 S 42nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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