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Dear Dorothy: Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow

Posted by: Cait Miller

The following is a guest post from Senior Music Reference Specialist Kevin LaVine. As an author, musicologist, conductor, composer, pianist, teacher, theoretician, cultural ambassador and lexicographer, Nicolas Slonimsky’s contributions to music scholarship are both inestimable and enduring.  Slonimsky was born in Tsarist Russia in 1894 and pursued his initial musical studies in his native St. …