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The American Musical Instrument Society


The Curt Sachs Award 2009

Laurence Libin

Laurence Libin
Laurence Libin cataloguing instruments at the
Moravian Historical Society in Nazareth, Pennsylvania
(photo courtesy of Emily Paine)

The 2009 award goes to Laurence Libin for his numerous accomplishments, including his many years of service as Curator of Musical Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, his many publications in the field of musical instruments, including his book American Musical Instruments in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, his generosity to younger scholars, and his enduring support of the Society.

The Curt Sachs Award is given annually for important contributions in the field of organology.

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