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Kathleen Dale and Axel Helmer

(b Stockholm, June 6, 1804; d Stockholm, March 17, 1861). Swedish music critic, historian and composer. He was a pupil of Per Frigel. He earned his living as a clerk in the Swedish Customs and was for many years music critic for the ...

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Lisa Summer

(b Rockford, IL, March 31, 1921). American music therapy clinician, educator, and researcher. She received degrees from Oberlin College Conservatory (BM violin performance 1943), the University of Kansas (music therapy equivalency 1964, MME 1968), and Union Institute and College in Cincinnati, Ohio (PhD ...

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Pierre Guillot and Elaine Brody

(b Rochecorbon, nr Vouvray, May 12, 1863; d Toulon, Nov 8, 1909). French music scholar, teacher and composer. He was taught composition by Franck and the piano by Marmontel and was maître de chapelle and organist at Nogent-sur-Marne from July 1887 until March 1890...

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Janet Regier

(b New York, Aug 2, 1925). American musicologist and composer. The daughter of pianist Marie Bergersen and (Albert) Ramon Borroff, a tenor who sold carillons by trade, she was raised in a home of extraordinary musical and artistic talent. At the age of 16 she entered the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago (MusB ...

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Jere T. Humphreys

(b Carrara, Italy, Nov 16, 1947). American music educator and scholar of Italian birth. He attended McPherson College and Wichita State University in Kansas, and received degrees from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (BME 1973, MM 1974, EdD 1980). He taught low brass, jazz, and courses in music education at Mars Hill College in North Carolina (...

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Jere T. Humphreys

(b Gravette, AR, Sept 1, 1934). American music educator and scholar. He received degrees from the University of Arkansas (BSE 1956) and University of Kansas (MME 1960, PhD 1968). He taught music in the public schools of Cassville, Missouri (1956–9...

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Richard Will

(b Arlington, VA, April 4, 1958). American musicologist and composer. He studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz (BA 1981), the New England Conservatory (MM 1986), and Cornell University (DMA 1991), and taught at the State University of New York, Binghamton (...

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Paula Morgan

(b Binghamton, NY, April 18, 1928; d May 25, 2004). American musicologist. He attended the University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music, receiving the BA in 1949 and the MA in 1951. He continued his studies in Germany, working at Heidelberg University in ...

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(b Lisbon, Oct 12, 1890; d Lisbon, Nov 27, 1955). Portuguese composer, teacher, musicologist and critic. He studied composition in Lisbon privately with Augusto Machado and Tomás Borba, then with Désiré Pâque and Luigi Mancinelli. He also studied the piano and the violin. He completed his studies in Berlin with Humperdinck and Pâque (...

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Raina D. Katsarova and Magdalena Manolova

(b Sofia, Feb 11, 1929). Bulgarian musicologist, daughter of Stoyan Brashovanov and the Swiss pianist Mathilde Kurz. She studied the piano with Dimiter Nenov and Lyuba Encheva at the Bulgarian State Music Academy in Sofia, graduating in theory (1951) and performance (...

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Howard Schott

( b Lausanne, May 5, 1944). Swiss clavichord player and musicologist . After piano studies in Lausanne (1963–7) and Vienna (1968–9), he became increasingly attracted to the clavichord and its repertory. He made his European début at Fribourg, Switzerland, in 1972...

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Jiří Sehnal

(b Jarošov, nr Uherské Hradiště, Moravia, Feb 12, 1874; d Kroměříž, Aug 8, 1937). Czech historian and archivist. After studying at the theological faculty in Olomouc (1892–6), he was ordained priest in 1896; for two years he was a student prefect in the archiepiscopal seminary in Kroměříž. He began studying history in 1898 at the University of Innsbruck and took his doctorate there in 1903. On his return he taught history at the archiepiscopal Gymnasium in Kroměříž until 1924. He became librarian in the archbishop’s palace in Kroměříž in 1915 and archivist in 1921; he performed both functions with great zeal and devotion until his death.

From 1927 Breitenbacher began to build up the music archive in Kroměříž Castle, gradually acquiring the music collections of the Olomouc bishops between 1664 and 1831 and the musical archives of the churches of the Panna Marie and St Mořic at Kroměříž and the Piarist college there. The leading Czech music historians of the time, Helfert, Trolda and Vetterl, assisted him in classifying and cataloguing the music. The archives established by Breitenbacher have become a basic source for music of the Viennese cultural circle from ...

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F.E. Sparshott

(b Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée, March 6, 1915; d Sèvres, June 21, 1973). French musicologist and pianist. She studied the piano at the conservatories of Nantes (under G. Arcouet) and Paris (under Lazare Lévy), and biology and philosophy at the Sorbonne (doctorat d'Etat in philosophy ...

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Paula Morgan and Jere T. Humphreys

(b Elgin, IL, May 25, 1914; d DeKalb, IL, Feb 17, 2003). American music educator, scholar, and administrator. He obtained degrees in instrumental music (BS 1937) and in education and English (MA 1939) from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and in musicology from University of Michigan (PhD ...

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Paula Morgan

(b Carrollton, GA, Nov 9, 1929). American musicologist. He graduated from Converse College in South Carolina (BMus 1951) and took graduate degrees at the University of Michigan (MMus 1956) and Florida State University (PhD 1967). He began his teaching career as assistant professor of piano at Mount Union College, Ohio, in ...

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Rosemary Williamson

(b London, Aug 3, 1906; d Marlborough, Sept 27, 1975). English writer on music. At London University he took the BSc (1929) and BMus (1939). After teaching music at Belle Vue High School, Bradford (1939–44), and serving as a radio and telegraph instructor with the RAF, he taught physics at Marlborough Grammar School, where he was head of the science department (...

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Keith Moore

(b Memphis, Jan 21, 1944). American composer, pianist, conductor and musicologist. He studied the piano with Roy McAllister at the University of Alabama (BM 1965), with Sophia Rosoff, and with Soulima Stravinsky at the University of Illinois (MM 1966), where he also studied composition with Ben Johnson (DMA, ...

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Irina Boga

(b Ploieşti, Romania May 18, 1916; d Bucharest, Romania, July 23, 1998). Romanian conductor, composer, musicologist, and professor. He began his studies at the Bucharest Conservatory (orchestra conducting with Ionel Perlea 1933–40). He specialized in Salzburg (1941–2 with Klemens Krauss), and also graduated from the Philosophy Department of the Bucharest University (...

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Jasmina Talam

(b Sarajevo, Oct 6, 1937). Bosnian/Croatian musicologist. He finished the study of English language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo (1961) and later on, the study of musicology at the Academy of Music in Sarajevo (1963). He completed his doctoral studies in musicology at Oxford University with a dissertation on the topic of ...

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Heinrich Hüschen

(b Waischenfeld, c1484). German music theorist and theologian. He attended the cathedral school in Bamberg and in 1500 entered Leipzig University where he became Bachelor of Arts in 1507, Master of Arts in 1511 and from 1513 until 1515 taught as Master of Law. In ...