Albert Glinsky interview about Léon Theremin, on PBS show "History Detectives" Monday, June 28 at 9PM EST


Jun 28 2010 - 9:00pm
Dr. Albert Glinsky, professor of music at Mercyhurst  College in Erie, PA, will be featured on an episode of the PBS show “History Detectives” scheduled to air on Monday, June 28, at 9 p.m. The episode revolves around the life and work of Russian inventor and spy Leon Theremin, the subject of a biography Glinsky published in 2000, Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage.

Glinsky holds bachelor and master of music degrees from the Juilliard School, and a doctorate from New York University. His music, which includes vocal, chamber, solo, electronic, and symphonic works, has earned critical acclaim and been widely performed in venues such as the Aspen Music Festival, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Wolf Trapp, and in England, France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, and the Far East.

HISTORY  DETECTIVES is a popular PBS series  where history investigators crisscross the country delving into legends,  folklore and personal histories to discover potentially extraordinary objects in  everyday American homes, cities and small towns. Lion Television and Oregon  Public Broadcasting co-produce the series. Find out more about the series at our  website:

Glinsky has appeared on the Discovery Channel, the A&E Network, various National Public Radio programs, and on Canada’s CBC network and England’s BBC Radio.