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The American Musical Instrument Society

Awards

The Curt Sachs Award 1989

Phillip Taylor Young, Jr.

Phillip Taylor Young, Jr.The Board of Governors of the American Musical Instrument Society designated Phillip Taylor Young, Jr. the recipient of the Curt Sachs Award for the year 1989 in recognition of his eminence and achievements as scholar, exhibitor, collector, educator, and Governor of the American Musical Instrument Society, and in acknowledgement that his book, 2500 Historical Woodwind Instruments, as well as his many articles about woodwind makers in the Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, The Galpin Society Journal, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, are primary sources of information for those who study musical instruments, and that his exhibition catalogs, The Look of Music and Loan Exhibition of Historical Double Reed Instruments, as well as his contribution to A Survey of Musical Instrument Collections in the United States and Canada, have increased awareness of and interest in the study of historical musical instruments.

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