Contains correspondence, publications, music sheets, scores and instruments pertaining to Daniel Kingman, an American composer,
author, and Professor Emeritus at California State University, Sacramento.
Daniel Kingman (1924-2003) was born in Los Angeles, California. After serving in the military during World War II, he focused
on his music career and attended several educational institutions, including Pomona College, the Eastman School of Music (Masters)
and Michigan State University (PhD). In 1956, he became Professor of Music at Sacramento State. He was active in a variety
of symphonies, including the Kronos Quartet, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet and the Camellia Symphony. Since
the 1950s, he created a variety of musical compositions for operas, ballets, symphony orchestras, bands and choir, some of
which were published by Theodore Presser, Edwin Kalmus, and Western International Music. Throughout his lifetime, he received
several composers' awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In 1979, he authored the
American Music: A Panorama.
45.0 Linear feet
(17 record cartons, 53 flat boxes & oversize)
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