For Members Only
Sorry, this content is available for members only.
Join the world's largest autograph community today!

Test us - FREE. No obligation, no payment details required.
Already a member? Login now or Renew
Marshall Stearns
  • General Info
General Information
Marshall Winslow Stearns was an American jazz critic and musicologist. He was the founder of the Institute of Jazz Studies. Stearns played drums in his teens, and attended Harvard University both for undergraduate and for law school. Following this he studied medieval English at Yale University, where he took his Ph.D. in 1942. Stearns taught English at several U.S. colleges, and during this time wrote often about jazz music for magazines such as Variety, Saturday Review, Down Beat, Record Changer, Esquire, Harper's, Life, and Musical America. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1950, and used the proceeds to finish his 1956 work The Story of Jazz, which became a widely used text, as well as a popular introduction to jazz. He began teaching jazz at New York University in 1950 and then at Hunter College from 1951. In 1952, he founded the Institute of Jazz Studies, which he directed. Later in the 1950s, he was a consultant to the United States State Department, and accompanied Dizzy Gillespie on a tour of the Middle East in 1956 sponsored by the office. He taught at the New School for Social Research and the School of Jazz in Lenox, Massachusetts. 
October 18th, 1908 in Cambridge  /  Died:   Dec 18th, 1996
Last Changes
The celebrity has been marked as passed away
Celebrity has been added to our listings
Page Changes

Join The World's Largest Autograph Community

Find Celebrity Addresses. Compare Results. Manage Your Collection.

Collecting Autographs? StarTiger is here to help.

Contact Your Favorite Celebrities

Filled with tested celebrity addresses, 1,010,000+ experiences from other collectors and much more. No one can offer you more.

Join The Best Autograph Community

A true community, listening to your needs: Discuss with other collectors, trade autographs, read what others received back.

Save Money and Time

Find celebrity addresses with ease - and know what to expect before sending a letter. Keep track of your collecting efforts with just one click.

All this for only $4.99/month or $34.95/year. Test us for free (no obligation).

Test us - FREE. No obligation, no payment details required.
This celebrity has passed away
Date: Dec 18th, 1996
This page has been left online for reference purposes only.
Contact Information
No current contact information available

We do not have current contact details for this celebrity in our database.

If you don't want to see entries without addresses:
Celebrity pages without contact information are displayed as grey in all name lists (different to normal entries):
Example: "Marshall Stearns" - as opposed to the regular "Marshall Stearns"
This allows you to easily spot and avoid such pages.

© 1997-2020 MicroTide GmbH. All Rights Reserved.
[Subscription Agreement]  [Imprint]  [Privacy Policy]  [Affiliate Program]

* The from/to dates for a ViaVenue address are given by the original submitter and are often estimates.
They are no guarantee that the address is valid throughout the time range given.

Freebase CC-BY
Person Description Soure:
Freebase, licensed under CC-BY 2.5
Tag information from DBpedia, licensed under CC-BY-SA-3.0