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John Moran, Music Papers

Identifier: RG-57-08-08

Scope and Contents

John Moran, Music Papers includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, concert and event programs including the Willa Cather Centennial Concert, photographs, Introduction to Symphonic Music course audiocassettes, and materials related to the University of Nebraska School of Music and All-State High School Fine Arts Courses summer program.


  • 1957-1984

Biographical / Historical

John Moran was born in David City, Nebraska on May 19, 1930. He received his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music from the University of Nebraska in 1953 and 1955. Before joining the university, Moran worked as a supervisor of music at Central City Public Schools. In 1955, Moran joined the University of Nebraska School of Music as a professor of voice and music education (1955-1972), Director of the School of Music (1972-1977), and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1982-1984). Moran established the music program at the University High School (1955-1967) served as director of the All-State High School Fine Arts Courses summer program, and director of the University of Nebraska Madrigal singers.

Moran died in 1984. The University of Nebraska School of Music Moran Woodwind Quintet was formed in 1986 and named in his honor.


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1 Linear Feet

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Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
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