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Jennings, Lucile


biographical statement

Harp society, website viewed Apr. 6, 2011 (b.1930 d.2008; known for performance and instruction on harp; involved with the American Harp Society; founded the Harp Repository for the American Harp Society and was professor of harp for thirty years at Ohio University; earned degrees from the University of Alabama and University of Texas, El Paso; studied with Alice Chalifoux at Cleveland Institute of Music; education led to receiving a Fulbright grant to study harp with Lily Laskine for two years at the Conservatoire National de Musique in Paris; studied music therapy at Florida State University before moving to Ohio University in Athens; taught harp and music theory at Athens, while also managing the school library's listening lab; founded and created the Harp Repository for the American Harp Society, which is located in the United States Library of Congress; active member of the AHS, attended numerous annual and biennial conferences; also a member of the Columbus Chapter)

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Lucile Jennings papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7788
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, harp music, music programs, and photographs that belonged to Lucile Jennings spanning the years 1974-2005.

Dates: approximately 1974-2005