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Thérémin, Léon, 1896-1993

LC control no.n 97856992
LC classificationML429.T43 Biography
Personal name headingThérémin, Léon, 1896-1993
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Variant(s)Termen, Lev Sergeevich, 1896-1993
Theremin, Lev, 1896-1993
Special noteData contributed by the Dance Heritage Coalition for the New York Public Library Dance Collection.
Found inNew Grove (Thérémin, Léon; Russian scientist, inventor of the theremin, an electronic musical instrument; in charge of Lab. of Electrical Oscillations, Psychico-Technical Institute, Petrograd; in U.S. 1927-38; took out U.S. patent 1928; b. 8/15/1896)
Baker. Biog. dict. of musicians (Theremin, Leon (real name Termen); b. 8/15/1896; Russian inventor of the theremin)
Blume, F. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 1966 (Theremin (Termen), Lev; b. 8/15/1896)
New York Times obit., 11/9/1993 (Leon Theremin; d. 11/3/1993 in Moscow; real name Lev Sergeyevich Termen; m. dancer Lavinia Williams in 1930s)