- Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht
(b Munich, Aug 7, 1900; d Freiburg, Oct 29, 1977). German music teacher and musicologist. From 1919 he studied music under M. Auerbach, E. Praetorius and H. Kaminski, musicology under Max Schneider, art history under W. Pinder and philosophy under R. Hönigswald in Breslau (now Wrocław) and Munich. He took the doctorate at Breslau in 1924 with a dissertation on form and style in music. Subsequently he studied under Gurlitt and Erpf at Freiburg, where in 1928, with E. Keller and E. Katz, he founded an institute for private music teachers which remained in existence until 1937 as the town's music school. From 1941 to 1944 he was head of department at the regional music school in Breslau. After military service and captivity he was appointed professor, department head and acting director of the newly founded Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg (1947), where he remained until his retirement (...