BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Author Don G.
Campbell, who wrote “The Mozart Effect,” has
died of pancreatic cancer.
His publicist says Campbell, of Boulder,
died Saturday in Colorado. He was 65.
Campbell wrote 23 books including “The
Mozart Effect,” whose related audio
recordings were top sellers in the late
1990s. The book touted the effects of music
on the body, mind and
He also founded the Institute of Music,
Health and Education in
Boulder in 1988 and was director of the
Sound and Music Institute at the New York
The American Music Research Center at the
University of Colorado Boulder is creating a
collection to house his materials, including
200 private letters from French composer,
conductor and teacher Nadia Boulanger.
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