Roy Dickinson Welch

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: Music Research

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Music Research

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-19-1885

Died: 01-08-1951

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Welch, Roy Dickinson:  Appointed to write a history of music with the purpose of showing the relation of musical art to general culture and social history; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1930.

Born January 19, 1885, at Dansville, New York. Education: University of Michigan, B.A., 1909; University School of Music, Ann Arbor, diploma, 1907, Honorary Mus. M., 1928; studies in Paris and Berlin, 1910–12.

Instructor in Music, 1908–14, University School of Music, Ann Arbor; Assistant Professor of Music, 1914–18, Associate Professor, 1918–21, Professor, 1921—, Chairman, Music Department, 1923—, Smith College; Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Summer School, 1923–30.

Publications:  “Study of Music in the American College,” 1925; “The Appreciation of Music,” 1927. Articles in The Musical Quarterly, The Gamut, The Saturday Review, The Proceedings of the Musical Teachers’ National Association.