John Tasker Howard

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John Tasker Howard (November 30, 1890 in Brooklyn, New York – November 20, 1964 in West Orange, New Jersey) was an early American music historian, radio host, writer, lecturer, and composer. His Our American Music, published in 1931, was an early general history of music in the United States.[1]

Howard was the curator of the New York Public Library from 1940 to 1956.

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