A Tribute to Gerard Béhague

Schechter, John M.; Nettl, Bruno; Béhague, Gerard
September 2005
Latin American Music Review;Fall/Winter2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views regarding the life and contributions of former Latin American Music Review Executive Editor Gerard Béhague who expired in 2005. The author recalls his contributions as an editor, teacher and scholar and admits that he was a guiding force in the author's life for thirty years. As a teacher he established the examination of the art music and traditional music of Latin America. His pedagogical legacy also was remarkable. As a scholar his breadth of knowledge on the Latin American music, musical traditions, composers, and repertoire was an asset to the society.


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