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Paula Morgan

(b Chapel Hill, NC, June 17, 1954). American musicologist. He received the AB in music from Earlham College in 1975. He continued his studies at the University of Chicago, where he took the MA in 1980 in composition and music history and theory with Ralph Shapey and Shulamit Ran; he took the PhD in ...

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Benito V. Rivera and Martin Ruhnke

(b Lüneburg, 1564; d Rostock, March 5, 1629). German theorist, composer and teacher. He was one of the leading German theorists of his time and one of the most influential, especially for his work on rhetorical figures in music.

Burmeister studied music at the Johannisschule, Lüneburg, under the Kantors Christoph Praetorius and Euricius Dedekind and the vice-Rektor Lucas Lossius, who particularly impressed him with his textbooks on rhetoric and dialectic. In ...

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Trena Jordanoska

(b Skopje, Aug 8, 1952). Macedonian composer, pianist and scholar. He studied piano and composition at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Music, in Skopje before attending the Faculty of Music of Belgrade (MA in composition, 1976); he defended his doctoral dissertation on the aesthetics of music at UKIM Faculty of Philosophy in ...

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Adam Adrio and Clytus Gottwald

(b Gorsleben, nr Sachsenburg, Thuringia, Feb 21, 1556; d Leipzig, Nov 24, 1615). German music theorist, composer, teacher, chronologist and astronomer. He was one of the most influential German theorists of his time and prominent in the musical and intellectual life of Leipzig....

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Gerald Abraham

(b Marseilles, Oct 2, 1877; d London, Feb 1, 1944). Critic and musicologist of Greek parentage, French birth and English adoption. Calvocoressi studied classics at the Lycée Janson de Sailly, Paris, and entered the law faculty but soon abandoned law to study harmony with Xavier Leroux at the Conservatoire. Here he formed a lifelong friendship with Ravel. In ...

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Shelly C. Cooper

(b Cleveland, OH, May 3, 1950). American music educator and scholar. She earned music degrees from Ohio University (BFA 1972), University of Akron (MM 1975), and Kent State University (PhD 1981). She has held teaching positions in Ohio public and private schools (...

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Patrick Warfield

(b Buffalo, NY, Dec 5, 1930). American musicologist, conductor, and educator. Camus attended Queens College, CUNY (BA 1952), Columbia University (MA 1956), and New York University (PhD 1969, with a dissertation on military music in the US Army prior to 1834...

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Jere T. Humphreys

(b Pasco, WA, Feb 11, 1927). American music educator and psychomusicologist. He attended Whitworth College (BA 1950), the University of Washington (MA 1958), and Northwestern University (PhD 1962). He taught music in the public schools of Washington and Oregon, and at Whitworth College (...

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Gerald R. Benjamin

(b Ahualulco, San Luis Potosí, Jan 28, 1875; d San Angél, Sept 9, 1965). Mexican composer, theorist, conductor, violinist, inventor and teacher. Born to an American family during a seemingly peaceful period of Mexico’s history, he received his early musical education at the National Conservatory in Mexico City, where he studied the violin with Pedro Manzano, composition with Melesio Morales and acoustics with Francisco Ortega y Fonseca. Between ...

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Paula Morgan

(b New York, Feb 24, 1926). French-American musicologist. She took the BA at Hunter College in 1945, then did graduate work under Alfred Einstein at Smith College (MA 1946). In Paris she studied the violin at the Ecole Normale de Musique and worked with Norbert Dufourcq at the Conservatoire. Returning to America, she undertook further graduate studies at Columbia University, taking the MS in library science (...

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Vilena Vrbanić

(b Zagreb, Oct 29, 1964). Croatian ethnomusicologist. She studied ethnomusicology with Jerko Bezić at the Zagreb Music Academy (BA 1990, MA 1993), and completed the PhD in ethnology and cultural anthropology at the Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with a dissertation on the history and ethnography of public practice of traditional music in Croatia (...

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John Tyrrell and Geoffrey Chew

(b Ptení, nr Prostějov, Moravia, Dec 19, 1882; d Brno, Oct 13, 1961). Czech musicologist and critic. He studied history at the universities of Prague and Kraków (1901–5); he also attended music lectures at Prague University. At first he taught in a school in Hradec Králové (1905–8), where he was also active as accompanist and choir conductor. In 1918 he moved to Brno where, in addition to his school post, he taught music history at the conservatory (1919–39). After the war he continued to teach at the conservatory until his retirement. He also lectured at the Janáček Academy and at the university. He wrote two standard Czech histories of music. His Dějepis hudby continued to be used in revised editions for over 60 years.

Between the wars Černušák was music critic of the influential Lidové noviny and was a frequent broadcaster and lecturer. His most lasting contribution, however, was his dictionary work. He wrote the music articles for general Czech encyclopedias such as ...

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(b Prague, Dec 11, 1924; d Prague, July 10, 2011). Czech musicologist. He studied music education at the Prague Conservatory (1945–9) and musicology and music education under Sychra and Plavec at Prague University, where he took the doctorate in 1951 with a dissertation on questions of party allegiance and scientific truth in the concept of music education. After working as an assistant lecturer in music history in the music department of the education faculty of Prague University (...

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Katy Romanou

(b Athens, Greece, May 5, 1969). Greek musicologist specialising in Byzantine music, university professor, cantor, and choir conductor. Chaldaeakes studied theology at the University of Athens. Due to his musical talent and vast knowledge of church music, he was employed in 1992 in the newly established music department of the same university, to assist professor Gregorios Stathis, the first teacher of Byzantine music in the department. In 1998 he earned the PhD in musicology there, and in 1999 he was elected a faculty member of the music department.

He is a diligent and ingenious researcher, with over 150 publications in Greek and other languages on Byzantine and post-Byzantine music and musicians. His scientific competence is well represented in the voluminous collection of Stathis’ writings that he edited in 2001. Aiming at closer communication between Greek and Western musicologists, he has collaborated with musicologists in the USA, England, Austria, Denmark, and Russia. As of ...

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Michael Fend

(b Florence, 8/Sept 14, 1760; d Paris, March 15, 1842). Italian, composer, conductor, teacher, administrator, theorist, and music publisher, active in France. He took French citizenship, probably in 1794, and was a dominant figure in Parisian musical life for half a century. He was a successful opera composer during the Revolutionary period, and had comparable success with religious music from the beginning of the Restoration. He was made director of the Paris Conservatoire and consolidated its pre-eminent position in music education in Europe....

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Joanna C. Lee and Edward Green

(b Yantai, China, July 28, 1923). Composer, scholar, and teacher of Chinese birth; naturalized American. As a young man, he was devoted to the study of the violin; however, in response to the Japanese invasion of his homeland, out of patriotism and a desire to help the war effort, he completed, during those tumultuous years, a full course of study as a civil engineer. Arriving in the United States (...

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Kristina Yapova

(b Varna, Dec 14, 1875; d Sofia, Jan 23, 1941). Eminent Bulgarian composer, music theorist, conductor, and pedagogue who left an immense creative heritage in music as well as in musicology. After completing his secondary education he became a primary school teacher in his native town Varna (...

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Svetlana Savenko

(b Yeysk, Krasnodar district, Jan 29, 1924; d Moscow, March 22, 1990). Russian composer, musicologist and teacher. In 1940 he enrolled at the Moscow Conservatory in Shebalin's class and in 1941 joined the volunteer corps, but was soon discharged on health grounds. In ...

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Paula Morgan

(b Brooklyn, Aug 19, 1925). American musicologist. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley, under Bukofzer, Kerman, David Boyden and Lowinsky, receiving the BA in 1950, the MA in 1955 and the PhD in 1961. He taught at the University of Southern California from ...

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Paul Ulveling

(b Diekirch, July 7, 1922; d Aix-en-Provence, Sept 29, 1989). Luxembourg composer, musicologist and teacher. He studied piano, harmony and composition at the Zürich Conservatory with Paul Müller and Rudolf Mittelsbach (1946–52), at the Cologne Musikhochschule with Hans Mersmann, Philippe Jarnach and Rudolf Petzold (...