Henry Bruinsma, born in Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA, in 1916. Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor and Dean at the School of Humanities and the Arts at San Jose State University. († 1991)
The role of musicians and artists in the Renaissance period Chambers of Rhetoric, the national guild of rhetoricians who for almost two hundred years molded and guided the masses in their social, economic, religious and political revolutions which resulted in independance for the Low Countries.