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Dr. Daniel Goldmark

Author | Educator

Case Western Reserve University

Daniel Goldmark is Professor of Music and Director of the Center for Popular Music Studies at Case Western Reserve University. His research includes work on American popular music, film and cartoon music, and the history of the music industry. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Grove Music Guide to American Film Music (Oxford, 2019), Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and its Boundaries (California, 2012), and Tunes for ‘Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon (California, 2005). Goldmark also spent several years working in the animation and music industries. He was archivist at Spümcø Animation in Hollywood, where he also worked as the music coordinator on the animated shorts “Boo-Boo Runs Wild” and “A Day in the Life of Ranger Smith.” For five years Goldmark was research editor at Rhino Entertainment in Los Angeles, where he also produced or co-produced several collections and anthologies.