Fred Baumgarten

The staff member was a featured speaker at the Hampshire Bird Club.

Fred Baumgarten, director of Foundation Relations and Sponsored Research, was the featured speaker at the January meeting of the Hampshire Bird Club in Amherst. He gave a talk on the little-known composer Anthony Philip Heinrich, the so-called "Beethoven of America," and his relationship to his more famous contemporary, the bird artist and naturalist John James Audubon.