Gilbert, Creighton E[ddy] Date born: 1924 Place Born: Durham, NC Date died: April 6, 2011 Place died: West Haven, CT Cornell and Yale professor of the Italian Renaissance and Michelangelo. Gilbert was the son of Allan H. Gilbert (1888-1976) and Katharine Everett (Gilbert) (1886-1952), both professors at Duke University. His mother was a distinguished aesthetician for whom a dormitory at Duke is named. The younger Gilbert grew up in Durham, NC, attending the public schools (where he learned Latin as a requirement) and various undergraduate colleges including Duke University, 1938-1940, Johns Hopkins University, 1940, and New York University where he received a B.A. in 1942. He pursued graduate work at New York University, teaching as an instructor in the department of art history at Emory University, Atlanta, GA in 1946 and the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, the following year. He remained at Louisville until 1956 except for a year as Fulbright professor, University of Rome in 1951-1952. Gilbert was appointed Yale University professor of history of art in 1981. He was editor-in-chief of the Art Bulletin between 1980-1985. His translation of Michelangelo poetry were set to music in 2004 by David Ashley White.
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