Denis Arnold

(1926—1986) musicologist

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(b Sheffield, 1926; d Budapest, 1986). Eng. critic and teacher. Senior lect., Hull Univ., 1964–9; Prof. of Mus., Nottingham Univ. 1969–75 and Oxford Univ. from 1975. Author of books on Monteverdi and G. Gabrieli. Specialist on 16th- and 17th-cent. It. mus. Joint ed. Music and Letters 1976–80. Ed., New Oxford Companion to Music, 1983. CBE 1983.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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