This collection consists of scrapbooks and clippings of concert reviews, other printed articles, and materials relating to
the Illinois WPA Music Project
Albert Levi Goldberg was born on June 2, 1898 in
Shenandoah, Iowa, attended Univ. of Nebraska
(1915-16) and Chicago Music College (1920-22); M.
Music, Gunn School of Music, 1923; also studied
privately; became music critic of Chicago herald
examiner, 1925-36; served as Illinois State
Director of the Federal Music Project in the Works
Progress Administration (WPA), 1935-43; music
critic, Chicago tribune (1943-47) and Los Angeles
times (1947-65); lecturer, UCLA, beginning in
1948; became music staff writer in 1965 and critic
emeritus the following year at the L.A. times;
contributed articles to music periodicals.
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