John Tasker Howard
|John Tasker Howard|
November 30, 1890|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||November 20, 1964
West Orange, New Jersey
|Known for||Our American Music (1931)
Stephen Foster: America's Troubadour (1934)
John Tasker Howard (November 30, 1890 – November 20, 1964) 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.
Howard was the curator of the New York Public Library from 1940 to 1956.
- "John Tasker Howard, 73, Dies". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. November 21, 1964.
- Crawford, Robert, writing in Chase, xii
- Chase, Gilbert (2000). America's Music: From the Pilgrims to the Present. University of Illinois Press. ISBN 0-252-00454-X.
- Bellows, George Kent (September 1957). "John Tasker Howard". Notes. 14 (4): 504–506. (subscription required). Bibliography of Howard, published in 1957
- Constantine, Thea (April 2004). "John Tasker Howard papers, 1869–1995" (PDF). New York Public Library. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 8, 2007. Papers at the New York Public Library
- Miller Haines, Kathryn (May 2012). "Foster Hall Collection". University of Pittsburgh. Collection of correspondences to and from Howard, Foster Hall Collection, University of Pittsburgh. Section: C869
- Works by or about John Tasker Howard at Internet Archive
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