In 2009, composer, conductor and musicologist Ronald de Roeck obtained the grade of doctor in musicology at the Universitat Autònoma in Barcelona with his thesis "La producció de Victor Legley" [The works of Victor Legley]. De Roeck had some composition lessons with Legley in 1981 and collaborated with Walter Legley, the composer's son, when preparing his thesis.
In 2010, De Roeck published a large article on La cathédrale d'acier [The steel cathedral].
Below follows a table with an overview of the works De Roeck discusses in his thesis:
- De Roeck, Ronald: Victor Legley: Some Notes on his Thoughts and Cathédrale d'acier in Anuario musical, Nr. 65 (2010), pp.171-196.