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David Cloud papers, 1894-1998, bulk 1959-1998
PASC 232-M  
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Description
David Cloud (1938-1998) was a classical music radio personality in the 1970s and 1980s with KPFK-FM, KUSC-FM, and KCRW-FM in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. In the early 1980s, Cloud came to UCLA as an audio engineer and professor of audio technology. This collection contains papers regarding his radio career, personal interests, and academic career, including many concert programs, concert and musical promotions, and music and record catalogs. The collection also contains broadcast recordings of live concerts and interviews with contemporary classical composers and musicians.
Background
David Cloud was born in 1938. He was awarded bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from the University of Alabama. In 1961, he moved to Los Angeles where he remained for the rest of his life. After further graduate study at UCLA, he worked for Northrop Aircraft. During this period he became increasingly engaged with classical and contemporary music.
Extent
96.0 linear ft. (152 boxes, 71 oversize boxes, and 7 shoeboxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.