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 Victor Landau

Victor Landau

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Death 1 Dec 1990 (aged 74)
Burial New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, USA
Plot Z-358, (Block 73, Row 5, #9)
Memorial ID 101366857 · View Source
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Victor Landau, 12-5-1990
NEW PALTZ- Victor Landau, a retired 37-year professor of music at the State University College at New Paltz, died Dec. 1 at Vassar Hospital, Poughkeepsie. He was 74. Mr. Landau, who retired from SUNY New Paltz in 1987, composed vocal, instrumental and chamber music. His major work A Concerto for Violin, Orchestra and Chorus, performed this Oct. 12 at the Bardavon Theater in Poughkeepsie under the baton of conductor Luis Garcia-Renart. The son of Samuel and Elizabeth Grubman Landau, he was born June 18, 1916, in Long Island. He was a World War II veteran and a member of Congregation Ahavath Achim, New Paltz. Mr. Landau received his doctorate from New York University; was a former president of the American Association of University Professors; and represented SUNY New Paltz faculty members on the All University faculty Senate for two terms. He also was a member of the executive board of United University Professors; a member of the American Composers Alliance; and a member of the American Musicological Society. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Cahn Landau, at home; two sons, Thomas of Denver, Colo., and John of New Paltz; a sister, Josephine Rose of Long Island; and nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Music Department of SUNY New Paltz.


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  • Created by: Susan Stessin-Cohn
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101366857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Victor Landau (18 Jun 1916–1 Dec 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101366857, citing New Paltz Rural Cemetery, New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Susan Stessin-Cohn (contributor 47224054) .