About the Author
MELVIN BERGER is the author of a number of books on musical subjects, and is program annotator for several symphonic and chamber organizations. He has a BM from the Eastman School of Music, an MA from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, and is an Associate of London University. He has written liner notes for RCA Records, contributed articles to World Book, directed chamber music programs at Ball State University and Silvermine Guild, and taught at the City University of New York. At present, he is writing, performing as a chamber music violist, and lecturing in the New York City area.