List of Members of The American Academy of Arts and Letters Department of Music

This List of members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Department of Music shows the members of one of the three departments of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

After being nominated by current members, new members are selected in two elections, the first by the department they join (Art, Literature or Music). Candidates who receive the most votes in their own department are then voted on by the entire membership.

(List as of November 2006)

Contents: Top 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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