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Finding Aid for the John Biggs Collection of Musical Scores
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Description
This collection consists of musical scores of compositions by John Biggs
Background
Born in Los Angeles on October 18, 1932; received his Masters degree in composition from the University of California, Los Angeles; studied at the University of Southern California and the Royal Flemish Conservatory, Antwerp, Belgium; his teachers included Roy Harris, Lukas Foss, Ingolf Dahl, Flor Peeters, Halsey Stevens, and Leonard Stein; taught at Los Angeles City College, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and served as composer-in-residence to six colleges in Kansas; founded the John Biggs Consort, which toured internationally under Columbia Artists Management, specializing in medieval, renaissance, and 20th century music; awards for his compositions include a Rockefeller Grant, Fulbright Grant, Atwater-Kent Award, ASCAP Serious Music Awards, and Meet the Composer grants.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collectionsas the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.