Oral History Interview with Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, October 21, 2009

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Interview with assistant professor of music history at UNT Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Mexican-born immigrant to Dallas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Alonso-Minutti's personal experiences of childhood and education in Mexico, attending college at Universidad de las Americas, discovering music history as a discipline of study, a one-year course of study in theology in Dallas, choir direction at a church in England, attending graduate school, and accepting a job offer from UNT. Additionally, Alonso-Minutti discusses family history, her grandparents' migration from Spain and Italy, her first impressions of the U.S., the decision to study musicology in the U.S. or Great Britain, the citizenship process, and the contrast of life in Mexico, England, California, and Texas.

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Creation Date: October 21, 2009
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Texas Oral History Collection
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Creator (Interviewer):
Creator (Interviewee):
Alonso-Minutti, Ana R.

Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Ph.D.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 21, 2009
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Place
Mexico - Puebla - Cholula
Place
Mexico
Place
England
Place
United States - California
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1976 to October 2009
Description:

Interview with assistant professor of music history at UNT Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Mexican-born immigrant to Dallas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Alonso-Minutti's personal experiences of childhood and education in Mexico, attending college at Universidad de las Americas, discovering music history as a discipline of study, a one-year course of study in theology in Dallas, choir direction at a church in England, attending graduate school, and accepting a job offer from UNT. Additionally, Alonso-Minutti discusses family history, her grandparents' migration from Spain and Italy, her first impressions of the U.S., the decision to study musicology in the U.S. or Great Britain, the citizenship process, and the contrast of life in Mexico, England, California, and Texas.

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51 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | immigrants
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1698
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306866
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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