Leon Dallin

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Glen Leon Dallin Jr. (March 26, 1918 Silver City, Utah[1] – December 31, 1993)[2] was an American music theorist whose primary work was Techniques of Twentieth Century Composition: A Guide to the Materials of Modern Music.

Dallin was born in Utah. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in music from Eastman School of Music and a Ph.D. from The University of California, Berkeley. He then was a professor at Brigham Young University from 1948-1955 and at California State University, Long Beach from 1955 to 1983.


  1. ^ Leon Dallin - Mormon Arts Wiki Retrieved 2018-09-09.
  2. ^ "Glen Leon Dallin, 31 Dec 1993"; California Death Index, 1940-1997, Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento