Robert Linn papers
Scope and Content
Collection consists of the drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn and a small number of miscellaneous programs for concerts and other events.
- 1925 - 1999
- Linn, Robert (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.
Conditions Governing Use
The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Robert Linn was born in San Francisco, California in 1925. He joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles. He also served as the president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Linn passed away in Los Angeles, California in 1999.
21 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The Robert Linn papers contains drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn, along with a few programs for concerts and other events. Linn joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles.
The Robert Linn papers were donated to USC in 2003 by Virginia Linn, Robert Linn's widow.
- Finding Aid of the Robert Linn papers
- Rebecca Hirsch, Mandeep Condle and Ranjanabh Bahukhandi
- 2010 September
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- The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.
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