(b Indianapolis, 1944).
Amer. historian and lexicographer. Ass. and research ed., Lincoln Library of Essential Information (1967). Dismayed by errors in reference books, supplied corrections and additions to several mus. dictionaries. Ass. to N. Slonimsky on 7th and 8th edns. of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (1984 and 1991). Adv. to Encyclopaedia Britannica from 1991.