Biography & other information
Linda Solow Blotner
MIT Music Librarian, 1972-1984
Head, Music Library, Hartt School of Music 1987-2007
Linda Solow Blotner was MIT Music Librarian 1972-1984. She worked to expand the Music Library collection to meet the needs of MIT's growing music program, especially in chamber music, scholarly editions of scores and books for research. Of particular note was her work as editor of The Boston Composers Project (1983), an extensive bibliography of contemporary music by Boston area composers. Nationally she was active in the Music Library Association, and has served as editor of their journal Notes. From 1987-2007 she was head of The Allen Memorial Library, The Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford.