Albert Cohen papers, circa 1970-2000 (inclusive)
- Physical description
- 2 linear feet
- Cohen, Albert, 1929-
- Finding aid
- Finding aid available online
- The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.
- Earliest date
- Latest date
- The materials are open for research use.
- Cite as
- Albert Cohen Papers (SC1062). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
- The materials were a gift of Albert Cohen, 2011.
- Professor of Music Emeritus at Stanford, Albert Cohen is a distinguished musicologist and historian of music theory, specializing in French music of the 17th and 18th century. He was chair of the Music Department from 1973-1990, during which time he raised funds for, desiged and launched the Braun Music Center. A masterful performer on both violin and treble viol, Cohen is a graduate of Juilliard and former Guggenheim fellow and contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. He retired from Stanford in 2001.