Chybiński, Adolf (Eustachy)
- Zygmunt M. Szweykowski
(b Kraków, April 29, 1880; d Poznań, Oct 31, 1952). Polish musicologist. He received a rudimentary musical education in Kraków, where he studied classics and German, and in Munich. Between 1904 and 1908 he undertook a regular course of musicological study under Adolf Sandberger and Theodor Kroyer, while at the same time taking private composition lessons with Ludwig Thuille. In Munich he also attended lectures in art history and philosophy. In 1908 Chybiński took the doctorate at Munich with a dissertation on aspects of the beat in music and in 1912 completed the Habilitation at Lwów University with a work on the 16th-century Polish theories of mensural music. He was appointed reader in 1917 and full professor in 1921. He was in charge of the musicology institute at Lwów University from 1913 to 1941 and was, during this time, also a professor at Lwów Conservatory. From 1945 until his death he was head of the musicology institute at Poznań University. In ...