(b Mainz, 1906; d Spokane, Wash., 1987). Amer. musical scholar of Ger. birth. Emigrated to USA 1938. Founded Spokane Cons. 1942 (pres. from 1946). Lect., Univ. of Washington. Creator and dir. of Moldenhauer Archive, large coll. at Spokane of MSS, letters, documents, etc., relating especially to Webern about whom he wrote the authoritative study Anton von Webern: Chronicle of his Life and Work (NY and London 1978, Ger. trans. 1979).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.