Discipline: Music Composition

Victor Yellin

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1969, 1970

Victor Yellin (1924-2005) was born in Boston, and was the son of Mendl and Sarah (Fell) Yellin.

He received his B.A. cum laude from Harvard University, 1949; A.M., Harvard University, 1952; and Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1957. He was a teaching fellow, Harvard University, 1952-1956; assistant professor, New York University, New York, 1956-1958; associate professor, New York University, 1961-1964; professor, New York University, New York City, since 1964; assistant professor, Williams., Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1958-1960; associate professor, Ohio State., Columbus, 1960-1961; coordinator, New York Metro-Fulbright-Hayes Visiting Scholars, 1978-1982. Member editorial advisory board American Music.

Yellin has been listed as a noteworthy Composer, music educator by Marquis


New Jersey

Victor Yellin worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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