Nebraska Authors

Steven Barwick

AKA: Dr. Steven Barwick

Born 1921-03-02 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 2006-01-24
Carbondale, IL (USA)


Body donated to medical science

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Rochester, NY
Cambridge, MA
Blue Mountain, MS
Bowling Green, KY
New York, NY
Carbondale, IL

Author Of

  • Music and Audio


Music Composer


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1942, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Master's Degree in Music Performance, 1943, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Master of Arts Degree, 1944, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Musicology, 1949, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Private study of piano at Juilliard School of Music and the Conservatorie de Paris
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Degree, 1969, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA


Assistant Professor of Music
Member of various music ensembles

Places Worked

Blue Mountain College, MS
University of Pittsburgh, PA
Western Kentucky State College, Bowling Green, KY
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Violist with the Cedar Rapids Symphony, Cedar Rapids, IA
Pianist on European Concert Tours


Traveled in Mexico and Central America under the John Knowles Paine traveling Fellowship from Harvard University, 1945-47
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Coe College, 1969
Steven Barwick Piano Major Award named in his honor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL


Member of Music Teachers National Association
American Musicological Society
American Association of University Professors
Phi Mu Alpha


Essays on Music, a Garland Wreathed in Honor of A.T. Davison. 1955. (contributor)
The Franco Codex of the Cathedral of Mexico. 1965.
Two Mexican City Choirbooks of 1718. 1982.

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