Gerald Abraham

(1904—1988) musicologist

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(b Newport, IoW, 1904; d Midhurst, 1988). Eng. mus. Critic and scholar, authority on Russ. mus.; ed. of Monthly Musical Record 1945–60. On BBC staff 1935–47, again 1962–7; first Prof. of Mus., Liverpool Univ. 1947–62. Author of Concise Oxford History of Music (1979). CBE 1974.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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