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.
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.
96 Linear Feet
(152 boxes, 71 oversize boxes, and 7 shoeboxes)
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