Lippman, Edward A(rthur)

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Lippman, Edward A(rthur)

Lippman, Edward A(rthur), American musicologist; b. N.Y., May 24, 1920. He was educated at the City Coll. of N.Y. (B.S., 1942), N.Y.U. (M.A., 1945), and Columbia Univ. (Ph.D., 1952, with the diss. Music and Space: A Study in the Philosophy of Music). He held a Guggenheim fellowship (1958–59). Lippman taught at Columbia Univ. (from 1954), where he was a prof. (from 1969).


Musical Thought in Ancient Greece (N.Y., 1964); A Humanistic Philosophy of Music (N. Y., 1977); Musical Aesthetics: A Historical Reader (3 vols., NY., 1986–90); A History of Western Musical Aesthetics (Lincoln, Nebr., 1992).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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