CRAWFORD, DOROTHY LAMP A Windfall of Musicians. Hitler's Emigres and Exiles in Southern California
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 2009
First Edition. From the library of musicologist and educator, William Thomson, with his signature: “William Thomson, Pasadena, 2009.” Illustrated. With occasional margin notes and underlining, else a near fine copy with a faint hint of edge wear in a near fine slightly used bright dust jacket. A study of the lives and creative works of composers and performers from Europe who came to the United States starting in the 30s, including Igor Stravinsky, Arnold Schoenberg, Otto Klemperer, Ernst Toch, and more. William Thomson is a musical theorist, composer, historian and former School of Music Dean at USC, who also served the faculties of such renowned colleges as SUNY Buffalo, University of Arizona, Indiana University School of Music, etc.