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Hanslick, Eduard (1825 - 1904), music critic, aesthetician, historian

Thomas S. Grey

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Prague, 11 Sept 1825; d Baden, nr Vienna, 6 Aug 1904). Austrian music critic, aesthetician and historian. Sensing his vocation as a critic and writer on musical topics early on, he became one of the first widely influential music critics in the modern sense; he was also among the first to receive an official university appointment in music, as professor of the history and aesthetics of music

Keywords: Life; Aesthetics; Criticism

Reference Entry.  5508 words. 

Subjects: Music

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