Allan Kozinn

Allan Kozinn wrote about music and musicians for The New York Times from 1977 to 2014, including 21 years as a staff critic and two years covering culture and art more broadly. Since 2014, Kozinn has contributed articles and reviews to the Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Opera News, Musical America, Classical Review, the San Francisco Classical Voice, and other publications, as well as liner notes and program book articles. Kozinn earned degrees in music and journalism from Syracuse University, and has published several books, among them: Spoleto 40, Mischa Elman and the Romantic Style, and The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music. He has also taught courses in music and criticism at NYU and The Juilliard School, and has twice been awarded the ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for outstanding musical coverage.

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