Jacques Barzun

(b. 1907)

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(b Créteil, Val‐de‐Marne, 1907).

Fr.‐born historian, critic, and musicologist. Settled in USA 1919. Lect. at Columbia Univ., NY, 1927, Prof. 1945, Provost 1958–67. Authority on Berlioz, about whom he has written extensively.

Subjects: Literature.

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