Dr. Edwin E. Gordon (1927-2015) is an internationally known researcher, teacher, author, editor, and lecturer in the field of music education, with a focus on early childhood music education. He is most well-known for his work in music aptitude testing, the creation of music learning theory, and the concept of audiation. During his career he was published at least 150 times, producing over 90 articles, 53 books, and 9 tests with testing manuals. He has also been recognized in his field with numerous awards and was a prolific public speaker, delivering over 600 lectures on topics pertaining to music education between 1962 and 2013.

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