University professor, musicologist. Born– March 29, 1924, Birmingham. Parents– Mitchell Bennett and Dora Mayfield (Matthews) Garrett. Married– Louise Lynch Jones, June 5, 1948. Children– Three. Education– University of North Carolina, A.B., 1947, M.A., 1949, Ph.D., 1952. Faculty member, Catholic University of America, 1952-1966; professor of music and assistant dean of Temple University College of Music, 1966-. U.S. Navy Reserves, 1943-1946. Member, Music Educators National Conference, Chi Phi, and Phi Mu Alpha.
Who’s Who in the East, 1975.
An Introduction to Research in Music. Washington, D.C.; Catholic University of America Press, 1965.