Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 22 September 2019

Dittmer, Luther A(lbert)locked

  • Paula Morgan

Extract

(b Brooklyn, NY, April 8, 1927). American musicologist of Swiss descent. He took the AB in 1947 and the AM at Columbia University in 1949; he also took courses at the Juilliard School of Music and under Kinkeldey at Harvard. In 1949 he began studies at the University of Basle, where he was taught by Handschin (musicology), Wilhelm Altwegg (Germanic studies) and Albert Bruckner (Latin palaeography); he received the doctorate at Basle in 1952 with a dissertation on the Worcester Fragments. He taught at Wagner College (1953–4), Adelphi University (1954–9) and the Manhattan School of Music (1957–9). In 1957 he joined the faculty of CUNY and from 1976 to 1994 he taught at the music department at the University of Ottawa; he also taught at the University of Vienna, 1996–7. He is director of the Institute of Mediaeval Music, which he founded in ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.

Musica disciplina
Die Musikforschung