Kottick, Edward L. 1930-

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Kottick, Edward L. 1930-


Born June 16, 1930, in Jersey City, NJ; married May 10, 1953; wife's name Gloria; children: Judith, Janet. Education: New York University, B.A.; Tulane University, M.A.; University of North Carolina, Ph.D. Hobbies and other interests: Building instruments.


Home—Iowa City, IA. E-mail—[email protected].


Alma College, Alma, MI, professor of music and conductor of band and orchestra, 1962-65; University of Kansas, Lawrence, professor of musicology and conductor of Collegium Musicum, 1965-66; University of Missouri—St. Louis, professor of music and conductor of orchestra, 1966-68; University of Iowa, Iowa City, professor of musicology and conductor of Collegium Musicum, 1968-92. Military service: U.S. Army, Signal Corps, 1952-54.


Edward S. Allen Award, Iowa chapter, American Association of University Professors, 1993; Michael J. Brody Award, University of Iowa, 1998; Sachs Award, American Musical Instrument Society, 2006.


The Unica in the Chansonnier Cordiforme, No. 42 of Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae, American Institute of Musicology (Middleton, WI), 1967.

Tone and Intonation on the Recorder (instruction manual), McGinnis & Marx (New York, NY), 1974.

The Collegium: A Handbook, October House (Stonington, CT), 1977.

The Harpsichord Owner's Guide, University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, NC), 1987.

(With George Lucktenberg) Early Keyboard Instruments in European Museums, Indiana University Press (Bloomington, IN), 1997.

A History of the Harpsichord, Indiana University Press (Bloomington, IN), 2003.