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Carolyn du Bois oral history with Joyce Berkman

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Title:
Carolyn du Bois oral history with Joyce Berkman
Description:
Widow of Richard "Dick" du Bois, Professor of Music and Choral Director at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Memories of Helen Perry. Making music accessible to everyone. Discussing Du Bois's career, work with K-12 music education in Iowa, sense of humor as a choral director. Du Bois's military experience in WWII. Approach to conducting. Visits and performances in eastern Europe in the 1970s and 1980s. Phillip Bezanson bringing Du Bois to the University.
Interviewee:
du Bois, Carolyn
Interviewer:
Berkman, Joyce Avrech
Date:
August 28, 2013
Format:
Audio recordings (nonmusical)
Genre:
Oral histories (document genres)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection
UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection
UMass Amherst Oral History Collection
Series:
Academics
Subjects:
History
Music
Instruction and study
Choral singing
World War, 1939-1945
Aerial operations
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Music and Dance
Du Bois, Richard
Places:
Massachusetts
Iowa
Iowa
Extent:
01:21:24
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to the Swift River Valley Historical Society through Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Williamsburg (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
murg1_207_2013-i095