Don Campbell (1947–2012)
Don Campbell was respected internationally for his work as a teacher and researcher in the fields of music, sound, health, and learning. Often described as a man who has listened to the world, Campbell was the founder and director of the Institute for Music, Health, and Education in Boulder, Colorado. For seven years, he taught music and philosophy at St. Mary’s International School in Tokyo, and he spoke about the transformative power of music in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Don was the author of 18 books, and was widely known for his bestsellers, The Mozart Effect and The Mozart Effect for Children, which have been translated into 15 languages. He wrote extensively on music, health, education and creativity, and also authored the biography of his famed teacher, Nadia Boulanger.