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date: 08 April 2020

Johansson, Cari locked

  • Mattias Lundberg


(b Ludvika, June 14, 1911; d Stockholm, Feb 7, 1979). Swedish musicologist and music librarian. She studied humanities at Stockholm College (BA in Musicology, 1937) and Uppsala University (Licentiate thesis, 1958; PhD, 1972). She was associate professor at the University of Uppsala from 1973 to 1979 and was made a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Music in 1973. She was a member of the Commission of Music Bibliography and the Cataloguing Commission of IAML.

After an apprenticeship at Oxford public library from 1937 to 1938, Johansson took up a position as librarian at the Swedish Royal Academy of Music, where she remained until her retirement in 1977, serving after 1966 as head of its Rare Collections. She was a founding member of the Swedish working group of RISM in 1953, and its secretary from 1953 to 1977. Under her leadership, the Swedish working group produced, in addition to a near-complete catalogue of Sweden’s considerable collections of early music in ...

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