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First Article on Music Therapy

1789

In "The Columbian Magazine", there was an unsigned article called "Music Psychically Considered".

First Controlled Music Therapy Experiment

1800

World War 1

June 29 1914 - June 28 1919

Music Therapy was used to soothe the pain of injured soldiers and war veterans after world war 1 and 2

First Use of Music Therapy in Psychiatric Ward

1930

Eva Augusta Vescelius founded the National Society of Musical Therapeutics

1930

Eva wrote two books, "Music and Health" and "Music and Health and Drum Talk"

First Music Therapy Degree Program

1944

Released from Michigan State University, and was the first music therapy degree program in the world.

National Association for Music Therapy Founded

1950

American Association for Music Therapy Founded

1971

The American Music Therapy Association Founded

1998