Howard Pollack

Howard Pollack is the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music and Division Chair of Musicology at the University of Houston, where he has taught since 1987.  He has published widely in the field of American music, and one of his seven books is described by the New York Times as "the definitive study of Aaron Copland's life and work.” His most recent book, The Ballad of John Latouche, explores the life of the brilliant lyricist and librettist who collaborated with Leonard Bernstein on Candide. Professor Pollack holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Fall 2018



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