Winter 2013

Neil “Dick” Leonard Jr. ’50, Oct. 13, 2012, in Philadelphia, Pa., at 84. He served in the Army during the Korean War and earned a Ph.D. at Harvard. He was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 into the 1990s and a pioneering jazz historian and critic whose first book was one of the first academic studies of jazz. Predeceased by his parents, Neil ’21 and Hildegarde Drummond Leonard ’19, he is survived by his wife, Dorothy Washburn Leonard ’52, a daughter, three sons (two of them semiprofessional jazz musicians), and seven grandchildren.