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Morton, Lawrence, 1904-1987. OAC

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Morton, Lawrence.
Morton, Lawrence, 1904-1987
 

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Morton was born in 1904; he played the organ for silent movies and studied in New York before moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1940; wrote music criticism for Script magazine; executive director, Evenings on the Roof (later renamed Monday Evening Concerts), 1952-71; director of the Ojai Music Festival; as curator of music at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, he staged several Bing Concerts each year; died in 1987.

From the finding aid for Lawrence Morton Papers, 1908-1987 (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Morton was born in 1904; he played the organ for silent movies and studied in New York before moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1940; wrote music criticism for Script magazine; executive director, Evenings on the Roof (later renamed Monday Evening Concerts), 1952-71; director of the Ojai Music Festival; as curator of music at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, he staged several Bing Concerts each year; he died in 1987.

From the finding aid for Lawrence Morton Collection of Materials Relating to the Monday Evening Concerts, 1950-1971 (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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