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date: 08 April 2020

Dürr, Waltherlocked

  • Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht
  • , revised by Konrad Küster

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(b Berlin, March 27, 1932; d Tübingen, Jan 6, 2018). German musicologist. He studied musicology with Gerstenberg from 1951 to 1952 at the Free University of Berlin and at Tübingen University, where he took the doctorate in 1956 with a dissertation on rhythm and metre in the Italian madrigal. In 1956 he held a scholarship at the institute of German language and literature at Bologna University; from 1957 to 1962 he was research assistant and lecturer there. He then became research assistant and lecturer at the department for foreigners of Tübingen University until 1965, when he joined the editorial board of the Neue Schubert-Ausgabe in Tübingen. In 1977 he was made an honorary professor of the University of Tübingen. Although he began his career specializing in the Italian madrigal, Dürr became a recognized Schubert scholar and expert on German song; he also wrote extensively on the relationship between speech and music....

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