- Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht
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(b Amsterdam, Feb 25, 1930). German musicologist. He received practical musical training at Heidelberg University from 1950 and studied musicology with Georgiades, philosophy with H.-G. Gadamer and K. Jaspers and ecclesiastical history; he also studied musicology with Handschin in Basle (1952–3). He took the doctorate at Heidelberg in 1960 with a dissertation on the early masses of Du Fay. From 1960 to 1963 he carried out research on medieval music at the Heidelberg and Bavarian Academies of Sciences, and from 1962 he also lectured at Munich University, where he completed his Habilitation in musicology in 1970 with studies on Berlioz; he taught there from that year as a lecturer in musicology and was appointed professor in 1977. He retired in 1995. His research, which is concerned with source material (palaeography as well as analysis), covers music of the late Middle Ages, the Viennese Classics, the 19th and early 20th centuries, and musical-textual relationships....