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Horst Seeger and Jutta Pumpe

( b Blankenhain, nr Weimar, Oct 24, 1928). German musicologist and librarian . He studied the violin with Ehlers and musicology with Münnich at the Weimar Musikhochschule (1945–50), and musicology with Besseler at Jena University (1950–55), where he took the doctorate in ...

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Deborah Campana

(b Detroit, MI, June 22, 1909; d Trenton, MI, Dec 25, 1992). American librarian and publisher. She received a degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College (BS 1935). She was founder and editor-in-chief of Information Coordinators, Inc., best known as the publisher of ...

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Paula Morgan

(b Sioux City, IA, July 12, 1929). American music librarian and bibliographer. He was educated at the University of Michigan, where he received the BMus in 1951, the MMus in 1953 and the MA in library science in 1954. He was awarded the PhD, also in library science, in ...

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Christiane Spieth-Weissenbacher and Jean Gribenski

(b Paris, Oct 7, 1906; d Paris, March 13, 1993). French musicologist and librarian. She studied musicology with André Pirro and Paul-Marie Masson at the Sorbonne, counterpoint and fugue with Marcel Caussade and the organ with Dupré at the Paris Conservatoire (also with André Marchal and Gaston Litaize) and qualified as a teacher at the Ecole Normale de Musique in ...

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Christiane Spieth-Weissenbacher and Valeria de Lucca

(b Paris, May 23, 1923; d Paris, June 21, 2001). French musicologist and librarian. He took a degree in history at the Sorbonne (1946) and also studied at the Conservatoire, at the Ecole Nationale des Chartes (diploma as an archivist-palaeographer, 1950...

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Paula Morgan

( b Asheville, NC, Feb 28, 1915). American music librarian. He attended the University of Michigan, where he took the BM in 1937 and the MM in 1940; he also did postgraduate work at Indiana University. From 1937 to 1940 he was music librarian at the University of Michigan. He then joined the staff of the Library of Congress, where he was head of the reference section in the music division, ...

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Ruthann B. McTyre

(b Champaign, IL, 1922). American music librarian. Little earned the MLS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her first post was as music librarian at Milwaukee Public Library. She played a significant role in the establishment of Harvard’s Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, working with Nino Pirrotta, professor of music and titular music librarian, beginning in ...

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Patrick J. Smith

(b New York, Aug 19, 1916; d Baltimore, Nov 14, 1983). American musicologist, critic and librarian. He attended Columbia University (BS 1939) and the University of Maryland (MA 1957). He contributed music criticism to the Washington Star from 1953, and was its chief music critic from ...

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Siegmund Levarie

(b New York, Oct 4, 1927). American musicologist and librarian . He attended DePaul University and the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago (BM 1951), and received advanced training at the University of Chicago, in music (MA 1952, PhD 1956) and library science (MA ...

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Ruthann B. McTyre

(b Dallas, TX, June 29, 1950). American music librarian. She earned the BA in music from Oberlin College/Conservatory of Music in 1973 and the MA in library science from the University of Iowa in 1974. Matthews held various positions in Iowa City and Utrecht (the Netherlands) and at Yale University and the Boston Public Library before becoming music librarian at Bates College (Maine) in ...

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Paula Morgan and John Wagstaff

(b Groton, MA, Jan 7, 1934). American music librarian. He studied music history at Colorado College (BA 1956, MA 1961) and library science at the University of Michigan (MA 1959). He taught and served as music librarian at the University of Colorado from ...

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( b Tönning, Schleswig-Holstein, 1620–21; d Utrecht, Feb 15, 1710). Danish polyhistor . He is first heard of at Königsberg, where he enrolled at the university on 20 June 1644 to study law. On 29 September 1645, however, he matriculated as a student of medicine at Leiden. Here his age is given as 24 and his birthplace as Tönning, which at that time was under the Danish crown. However, it was as a philologist and mathematician that he was to make his mark. He dedicated his ...

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Alec Hyatt King

( b Berlin, July 27, 1892). American musicologist and librarian of German birth . She studied musicology at Berlin under Kretzschmar, Riemann and Johannes Wolf, and obtained the PhD in 1916. She had a varied and distinguished career as a scholar, music librarian and critic. From ...

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Zygmunt M. Szweykowski

( b Poznań, Feb 23, 1923; d Poznań, March 27, 1998). Polish musical bibliographer and librarian . He studied musicology under Adolf Chybiński at the University of Poznań (1947–51). He worked at the University Library in Poznań (1945–86), becoming head of the music section (...

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Paula Morgan

(b Woodland, NY, April 23, 1906; d New York, Nov 23, 1996). American music librarian and writer on music . He studied piano and music theory at the Manhattan School of Music (1923–7) and singing at the Institute of Musical Art (...

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James P. Cassaro

(b Modesto, CA, Aug 11, 1935; d Trenton, NJ, Jan 22, 2014). American music librarian . She studied at Mills College (BA, 1957), and Columbia University (MA, 1959), before receiving the MLS in 1964 at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a student of ...

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Bonna J. Boettcher

(b Cranston, RI, May 25, 1944). American music librarian and educator. She holds the BA in humanities from MacMurray College (1966) and the MA in music history from Smith College (1968) and has pursued advanced studies in musicology at New York University. Morrow has served as director of libraries at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston since ...

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Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht and Jutta Pumpe

( b Düren, March 3, 1928). German music librarian and musicologist . He studied musicology with Rudolf von Ficker and Georg Reichert at Munich University (1949–56); at the same time he continued his private studies in music theory (with H.W. von Waltershausen) and the piano. He took the doctorate in Munich in ...

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Jim Farrington

(b Columbus Grove, OH, Feb 16, 1913; d Boston, MA, Feb 17, 2004). American music librarian. He studied at Hillsdale College (Michigan, BA 1934), the University of Michigan (ABLS 1936, MA 1936), and at Columbia University. He was head of the Audio-Visual Division (...

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(b Paris, April 24, 1828; d Paris, 23/Feb 24, 1899). French librettist, writer on music and librarian. His real name was Truinet, of which ‘Nuitter’ is an anagram. He studied law and by 1849 was practising in Paris. In the 1850s he began writing librettos in his spare time. His first performed work, a vaudeville entitled ...