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Anne Tyng, 1920-2011

Anne Griswold Tyng, the architectural big thinker who taught at Penn for several decades, has died, according to the Architect's Newspaper. Tyng, an alluringly gentle and charismatic force, was of course also known for her close professional and personal association with Louis I. Kahn. The Inquirer's obituary is here.

Anne Tyng, 1920-2011

Tyng, in the office of Kahn, in 1947.
Tyng, in the office of Kahn, in 1947.

Anne Griswold Tyng, the architectural big thinker who taught at Penn for several decades, has died, according to the Architect's Newspaper. Tyng, an alluringly gentle and charismatic force, was of course also known for her close professional and personal association with Louis I. Kahn. The Inquirer's obituary is here.

The Pennsylvania Gazette wrote of the Kahns and Tyngs in a fascinating article here.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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