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In Memory

Edwin Stein - Initiated in 1938

Edwin Eugene Stein of Green Valley, Ariz., former dean of Boston University's School of Fine and Applied Arts, died yesterday (Sept 27, 1995) in Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was 80.

Born in Cedar Vale, Kan., Mr. Stein graduated from Michigan State University and earned a master's degree and doctorate in musicology at Eastman School of Music.

A gifted flutist, in 1954 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study for a year in Vienna.

He was director of the music department at the University of Kentucky and dean of the college of fine arts at the University of New Mexico before he served as dean of BU's School of Fine and Applied Arts from 1961 to 1972.